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Mon 15 July 2019

Calum Gourlay Big Band

Our monthly residency continues for a big band initiated by bassist Calum Gourlay, known for his great work with Thelonious, an award-winning solo album and more. “I want it to…

Tue 16 July 2019

Wed 17 July 2019

Ben Wendel ‘Seasons’

A thrilling take on the subject of the Seasons by Ben Wendel (Kneebody), with an all star band including Gilad Hekselman, Aaron Parks, Matt Brewer and Kendrick Scott

Thu 18 July 2019

Fri 19 July 2019

Run Logan Run + support band: Ripsy May

Run Logan Run are a head on collision of pounding tribal drums and screaming guttural saxophone. Architects of intense contrast the duo’s diverse and precise instrumentation regularly flirts with fragility and raw power.

Late Night: Grass Roots

Grass Roots, our late night monthly jam session, returns in July with house band Beat Replacement, resident DJ Mr Boogie (Soulsa/Shoreditch Radio) alongside the Joe Diodato Quartet featuring Dylan Jones…

Sat 20 July 2019

Mon 22 July 2019

Dave Douglas – Trumpet Masterclass

Dave will talk about performance, specific to brass, but also encompassing work on other instruments. Topics like time, tone, practice, air flow, flexibility, articulation, and phrasing as they all interact…

Balagan Cafe Band

Richard Jones – Violin Christian Miller – Guitar Shirley Smart – Cello Rooted in Parisian and American Jazz – but taking in the Chaabi music of Al- geria, Balkan folk…

Tue 23 July 2019

Dave Douglas – Composition Masterclass

Dave Douglas will talk about composition, including his own works and those of his colleagues. Dave will also give some hands-on direction for composers: suggestions, exercises, and ways of looking…

Tom Dennis

Following on from Dave Douglas’ masterclass in the afternoon, trumpeter Tom Dennis will be performing in the evening. Trumpet player Tom Dennis, has been a part of the London scene…

Wed 24 July 2019

Alex Western-King: Cannonball Reimagined

Alex Western-King Quartet presents Cannonball Reimagined -a night dedicated to reinventing and contorting the melodic creativity of Cannonball Adderley. Since forming in 2016 The Alex Western-King Quartet has gained a…

Thu 25 July 2019

Fri 26 July 2019

Hard Edges + Dee Byrne solo

Hard Edges explore multiphonics, quarter-tones and drones. The group is made up of Chris Dowding (trumpet), Dave Amis (trombone) and Ben Higham (tuba).

Kairos 4tet ft. Emilia Martensson & Alice Zawadski

After a 3 year hiatus MOBO Award winning Kairos 4Tet, led by Adam Waldmann, return to present music from their upcoming 4th album, delving deeper in to the art of song. Regarded as one of a kind – Kairos 4Tet bridge the gap between classic and contemporary; the jazz orbit and folk lineage; with ferocious grooves, searching improvisations and melodies that linger long after the music stops.

Sat 27 July 2019

Carol Grimes

Carol Grimes – Voice Deirdre Cartwright – Guitar Alison Rayner – Bass Jessica Lauren – Keyboards Winston Clifford – Drums     The return of the mistressful Carol Grimes, one…

Sun 28 July 2019

MOPOMOSO AFTERNOON SESSIONS

Line up: Ian McGowan (trumpet) Hannah Marshall (cello) Marcio Mattos (bass) trio + John Rangecroft (clarinet) solo + Phil Minton (voice) John Russell (guitar) duo       Ian McGowan…

Mon 29 July 2019

Wed 31 July 2019

Orenda

Josephine Davies – saxophones, composer Brigitte Beraha – voice Alcyona Mick – piano Integrating music, poetry and spoken word, this latest project from composer and saxophonist Josephine Davies celebrates the…

Fri 02 August 2019

JazzInc Twilight Sessions

An evening of live music influenced by the Jazz genre. Jazz Inc brings together a community of experienced artists, with leading Bass player Paul Westwood and his band in the driving…

Sun 04 August 2019

Dylan Bates “Penge Triangle”

The Bates family are a hallowed triumvirate of genius. Here violinist Dylan, known for his playing with Billy Jenkins, Alexander Hawkins and Fleapit Orchestra, leads a trio with Steve Watts…

Dylan Bates

Violinist Dylan Bates performs with his unique brand of technique, humour and imagination.

Thu 08 August 2019

Fri 09 August 2019

Tue 13 August 2019

Thu 15 August 2019

Wed 21 August 2019

Sun 25 August 2019

Fri 06 September 2019

Wed 11 September 2019

Thu 12 September 2019

Moholo messengers

Louis Moholo-Moholo percussion Neil Metcalfe flute Caroline Kraabel alto sax, voice John Edwards double bass   A rare opportunity to hear this quartet of consummate and virtuosic improvisers, who first…

Sat 14 September 2019

Tue 17 September 2019

Mon 30 September 2019

Fri 15 November 2019

Ikarai – MUHAMMAD

Line Up: Tessel Hersbach (violin) Yanna Pelser (viola) Bence Huszar (cello) Julian Schneemann (piano) Camiel Jansen (bass/compositions) Jeroen Batterink (drums)   A boxing ring is set on stage. Six musicians…

JZ Replacement

Line up: Zhenya Strigalev – saxes, electronics Jamie Murray – drums JZ Replacement is a high energy and intense newly formed project, having just successfully played the Love Supreme festival,…

Sat 16 November 2019

Thelonious

Calum Gourlay – Double Bass Martin Speake – Saxophone Hans Koller – Euphonium/Piano Dave Ingamells – Drums Thelonious formed in 2015 to study and play the music of one of…

Sun 17 November 2019

Thelonious

Calum Gourlay – Double Bass Martin Speake – Saxophone Hans Koller – Euphonium/Piano Dave Ingamells – Drums Thelonious formed in 2015 to study and play the music of one of…

Angelica Sanchez Quartet

Angelica Sanchez – piano Mark Sanders – Drums Paul Dunmall – sax John O’Gallagher – sax Pianist/Composer/Educator Angelica Sanchez moved to New York from Arizona in 1994. Since moving to…

Mon 18 November 2019

Tue 19 November 2019

Calum Gourlay Big Band

Our monthly residency continues for a big band initiated by bassist Calum Gourlay, known for his great work with Thelonious, an award-winning solo album and more. “I want it to…

Wed 20 November 2019

Riley Stone-Lonergan Quartet

saxophonist Riley Stone-Lonergan brings his quartet to the festival for the first time, a stunning group of emotional breadth and intensity. His name is one the world will hear much…

Sun 24 November 2019

Improvised Music Agenda:Live Podcast

Hosted by Huw V Williams, he chats to fellow musicians about life and music within the world of jazz and improvised music. Join for the first live recordings with musicians…

SKYLLA (+support)

Ruth Goller is a name familiar to the music world – her contribution to numerous groups is incredible and diverse. SKYLLA is a brand new project by this interesting, enigmatic artist…

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