JAZZ BRITANNIA LIVE AT THE BARBICAN: GILLES PETERSON IMPRESSED/REMIXED
Saturday 12th February, 9pm to 11pm
With Michael Garrick Big Band, Matthew Herbert, Soweto Kinch, Stan Tracey, Bobby Wellins, Norma Winstone.
JAZZ BRITANNIA LIVE AT THE BARBICAN: COURTNEY PINE
Sunday 13th February, 9.05pm to 11.05pm
With Courtney Pine's band and special guests, Talvin Singh, Tony Remy, Alex Wilson, Tony Kofi, Byron Wallen, plus more to be confirmed.
As well as the two evening concerts that are being screened live, the Jazz Britannia weekend at The Barbican will include free foyer events, screenings of jazz movies and - on the afternoon of Saturday 13th February - a concert with a stellar line-up, to be held in the Barbican Conservatory, including Stan Tracey & Louis Moholo, Andy Sheppard & Kuljit Bhamra, John Surman with Chris Laurence & John Marshall, Evan Parker, Django Bates, Orphy Robinson, Lol Coxhill, Mike Westbrook. Wow! Book now.
To prepare for this feast, here are ten great UK jazz albums as hors d'oeuvres :
| Humphrey Lyttleton |
The Parlophones. Volume 1
| The Jazz Couriers |
Some of My Best Friends
| Joe Harriott|
| Tubby Hayes |
Down in the Village
| Stan Tracey |
Under Milk Wood
| Chris McGregor & Brotherhood Of Breath|
Brotherhood of Breath
|John McLaughlin |
50th Birthday Concert
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