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The Column: Eddie Myer – De Profundis

    Love Supreme Festival reached its fifth birthday this year. An additional Jazz In The Round stage, curated by Jez Nelson, a strong representation from a new generation of British artists, the continuing contribution from the local Brighton scene to the Bandstand and Arena stages, and the enduring smoother-than-silk vitality of the immaculately mustachioed  George…

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Love Supreme Festival 2017 reviewed by Charlie Anderson

Love Supreme Festival Glynde, Sussex Friday 30th June – Sunday 2nd July, 2017       Oli Howe’s trio Howes3 helped start Love Supreme’s fifth incarnation with a selection of original compositions, the highlight of which was a guest appearance by energetic and uplifting vocalist Abi Flynn, who co-wrote the tune Day 7 with Oli Howe….

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Charenee Wade Interview

Who have been your biggest influences as a vocalist? My biggest influences growing up definitely included Betty Carter, Dianne Reeves, Sarah Vaughan, Cassandra Wilson, Carmen McRae.   Where did the idea come from to do an album of Gil Scott-Heron’s music?  The idea came from Mark Ruffin. He had produced a Gil Scott-Heron record before,…

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Camilla George Interview

How did you first get into music?     “I was really interested in saxophone from quite a young age and I won a music competition when I was eleven and I got saxophone lessons and a saxophone. From then on I discovered Tomorrow’s Warriors, and particularly Gary Crosby. They really were the force behind getting…

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Love Supreme Guide 2017

You can download our guide to Love Supreme 2017 here.   The Love Supreme Festival has quickly become a well-known and popular jazz festival, the only outdoor jazz festival in the UK and is now sold out for the first time in its five year history.     With a similar layout to last years festival,…

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Love Supreme Preview

    The Love Supreme Festival now reaches its fifth year with big name jazz legends Herbie Hancock and George Benson topping a bill which also sees soul group The Jacksons and singer Corinne Bailey Rae performing on the Main Stage.     Jazz legend Herbie Hancock became famous in the 1960s performing with Miles Davis, as…

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Love Supreme Festival reviewed by Charlie Anderson

Love Supreme Festival Glynde Place, near Lewes Friday 1st July-Sunday 3rd July       Friday evening began with a number of local bands performing at both the Bandstand and the Arena tent, with the unique sound of Leroy Horns’ Barnacles being well received along with the grooving Ezra Collective displaying their youthful virtuosity.     If…

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The Column: Eddie Myer – Festivals of Britain

    As the nation descends into a period of what even the most jubilant Brexiters would have to acknowledge as extensive uncertainty, further polluted by an unwelcome residue of extremely bad feelings stirred up during the dishonest and divisive Referendum campaigns, it’s a relief to turn your weary gaze away from the news and realise…

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Love Supreme Preview & Stage Times

Don’t Miss This   Cecile McLorin Salvant Saturday 13:30 Big Top   Scofield Mehldau Guiliana Saturday 17:00 Big Top   Avery*Sunshine Sunday 13:30 Main Stage   Kamasi Washington Sunday 19:30 Big Top     Friday 1st July   Barnacles Leroy Horns leads this unique band comprising three saxophones, trombone and drums.    Duende London based…

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Jazz News (July 2016)

    As the Love Supreme Festival reaches its fourth successful year continuing with its mixture of soul-jazz and contemporary jazz, funded by corporate sponsors, there is some jazz for jazz fans, in the shape of American vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant, saxophonist Kamasi Washington and the unique collaboration between John Scofield, Brad Mehldau and Mark Guiliana….