Turner Sims, Southampton have announced their Autumn jazz series of concerts which include harpist Alina Bzhezhinska, saxophonist Mark Lockheart, pianist Carla Bley, trumpeter Mathias Eick, Chris Potter Circuits Trio and Nikki Yeoh/Zoe Rahman Duo. The season begins on Saturday 28th September with Alina Bzhezhinska’s HipHarp Collective.
To celebrate the 60th year of the release of Kind of Blue Terry Seabrook’s Milestones band will be performing the album in its entirety on the exact anniversary of the release date, 17th August. The performance is at Kino-Teatr in St. Leonards and features an all-star band of Martin Shaw, Tony Kofi, Andy Panayi, Terry Seabrook, Paul Whitten and Spike Wells.
Vocalist Georgia Mancio and pianist Kate Williams released their album Finding Home earlier this year, with music inspired by Mancio’s voluntary work in refugee camps in northern France. On Thursday 8th August they will be appearing at All Saints church in Hove as part of the lunchtime recital series. Terry Seabrook also appears there with his trio on Thursday 29th August.
A record number of people attended the Love Supreme Festival at Glynde Place this year. More than 50,000 people attended over the weekend, a record attendance, and within two weeks of the festival finishing all Super Early Bird Supremium & Super Early Bird Premium tickets for next year’s festival were sold out. Love Supreme returns from 3rd and 5th July, 2020.