Xhosa Cole the current BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year leads this immense five-peice featuring red-hot trumpeter Jay Phelps, and takes a uniquely modern approach to the traditional BeBop mantra
Take Clement Regert's rocking jazz guitar, the seamless, driving drums of Sophie Alloway & crazed Hammond organ of Andrew Noble this jazz powerhouse fuses afro, hardbop, Latin, rock & funk filling Ronnie Scott's EVERYTIME!
Sax improv guru Dee Byrne will be premiering an edgy mix of acoustic and electronic improvised music demo-ing her versatility as one of the UK's foremost jazz musicians whilst showing off how Adolphe Sax's 19th Century woodwind horn can be coaxed into sounds using 21st Century tech
East meets West! Keysman Patrick Williams and percussionist Rupert Rathbone's lead our very own Sonus Jazz Quartet with original sounds that transgress funk, fusion, rock and bepop to bring an exciting East London groove that you'd expect to hear on the US West Coast
Led by Olli Martin, one of the UK's busiest Trombonists, this exciting quintet cleverly creates an orchestral, big band sound that reflects power of jazz in a cinematic style.
Noga Ritter and Fabienne Ambuel's exciting piano and voice blends, meld mountain calm, funky african rythyms and Middle Eastern romantics from Israel, Senegal and Switzerland to create an intimate yet surprisingly groove-laden jazz sound.
Local SaxMan, Sam Knight leads a band of world class professional jazz musicians, all hailing from the Royal Academy and the Guildhall School of Music. SKQ's mix of original sax, trumpet and trombone sounds make for a great watch and a superb sound
Flautist Maria Rehakova's jazz folk fusion trio plays a breathtaking range of sounds influenced by her Slovakian heritage. Complimented by the deep haunting voice of the bass & the versatility of the piano, Rehakova's flute demonstrates how jazz blends calm yet energising music to keep things truly exciting
Singer-songwriter and vocalist Lara Eidi performs a varied set spanning jazz, folk, and world genres, delving into a fusion of her Lebanese-Canadian-Greek roots and delivered with the nuances of an improvisational artist, genre-bending with musical conversations between each musician
Jazz East is the UK's newest one day indoor music festival brought to you by The London East Jazz Network, East London &Essex's leading jazz promotion agency.
As jazz and improvised music re-makes its mark on the music world across the Capital, Jazz East showcases this incredible music & culture with some of the UK's award winning rising stars alongside local talent and ones-to-watch in the future.
Jazz isn't just old, noisy , made-up or doobiedoobiedoo music....it crosses blues, afrobeat, classical, hip hop, house, R'nB, rock, funk and folk music so we've curated a mix of live musical performances that will interest, excite and re-imagine new and existing audiences that love watching good music created from the heart of its performers and composers.
This is our first year and we're super-proud to be hosting Jazz East at the uber-cool Leytonstone Ballroom, in Leytonstone, East London. Perfectly located for late -night transport and in the London Borough of Waltham Forest, London's Borough of Culture for 2019, we're determined to show the rest of London and the UK what a powerhouse in new music East London and Essex really is....and we want YOU to be part of history and our exciting jazz story!
Welcome to JAZZ EAST : THE EAST LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL !
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