Strap yourselves in as UK jazz powerhouse Troyka combine with an incredible big band under the direction of Royal Academy of Music Head of Jazz Nick Smart to form Troyk-estra. The result is a compelling expansion of the trio’s music from their first two albums. Expect textural guitar loops, abstract electronica, dance derived beats, and […]
Rising saxophone star Marius Neset signs to ACT Records
Following on from his hugely acclaimed albums ‘Golden Xplosion’ and ‘Birds’, both on leading UK label Edition Records, rising star saxophonist Marius Neset announced this week that he has signed exclusively to ACT Records.
Says ACT label boss Siggi Loch: – The discovery and support of new, […]
APRIL 2013: STACEY RETURNS TO THE STUDIO. HER FOURTH ALBUM ON EMI, ‘THE CHANGING LIGHTS’, IS RELEASED NOW!
In April, 2013, Platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated, Blue Note artist, Stacey Kent, returns to the studio to begin work on her new album, THE CHANGING LIGHTS.
Stacey is one of EMI’s best-selling artists worldwide and her new album is […]
Pianist and composer Neil Cowley will close out a highly successful year as the musician in residence in Derry as part of it’s tenure as UK City of Culture with a specially written piece, ‘The Eighth Gate’, which will be premiered on 7<sup>th</sup> December at The Guildhall, Derry-Londonderry.
The new large scale suite of music […]
10 days, 60 venues, over 2,500 artists and more than 650 hours of live music
2013 will definitely be a year to remember in the Festival’s history; whether it be in one of the city’s clubs or an enthralled concert hall, all manner of venues jam-packed with jazz; once again proving that the EFG London […]
Tuesday 26 November 2013
10 days | 60 venues | over 2,500 artists | over 650 hours of live music |with over 25 glistening 4* and 5* reviews
“The full houses at this year’s EFG London Jazz Festival displayed the confidence and energy of an art form getting on with it during difficult times.”
As Part of Bumper Early 2014 Release Schedule
Award-winning pianist Vijay Iyer has signed to the iconic German record label ECM and will release a new album, Mutations, on 28 February 2014. The album was recently recorded at New York’s Avatar Studios with ECM label boss Manfred Eicher producing and sets out to explore new […]
For Cheltenham Jazz Festival
The infamous, 21-piece London-based big band Loose Tubes (pictured) return to the stage for the first time in 24 years with their 30th Anniversary Reunion concert that has just been announced as a major highlight of the 2014 Cheltenham Jazz Festival, which will run from 30 April to 5 May. Now […]
LONDON Southbank Centre / Purcell Room
£10 – £20 + Booking Fee
A unique figure in the arts in Norway, Ketil Bjørnstad is a pianist, composer and author of some 20 books including a fictionalised biography of painter […]
LONDON Southbank Centre / Queen Elizabeth Hall
SE1 8 XX
£10 – £20 + Booking Fee
It’s twenty years since Gilad first landed in Britain and since then, he’s made a […]
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