Tagged Jazz Re:Fest

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Live Review: Jazz Re:Fest 2019

Jazz Re:Fest 2019 Brighton Dome, Brighton Saturday 27th July, 2019 First up to take the stage was alto saxophonist and composer Camilla George. Backed by a band of prominent London players including guitarist Shirley Tetteh and bassist Daniel Casimir to name a few, forming the perfect ensemble that brought Camilla’s heavily groove-enthused compositions to life….

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Theon Cross Interview

Tuba player Theon Cross has always had an interest in superheroes and the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). “I’m big into the MCU”. Interviewed the day before he goes on tour, if he had a superpower it would be to shrink his tuba. “If I could easily shrink the tuba and put it in my pocket…

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Jazz News (July 2019)

Jazz Re:Fest 2019 The 7th annual jazz festival hosted by Jazz Re:Freshed returns to Brighton Dome on Saturday 27th July. The line up includes Theon Cross, Rosie Turton, Zara McFarlane, Werkha, Kevin Haynes Grupo Elegua, Sarah Tandy and Camilla George. The annual festival will also feature DJ sets and family-friendly activities. Tickets are £10, with…

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Jazz News (June 2019)

Love Supreme Festival Line Up The final line up for Love Supreme Festival has been announced, including the Jazz In The Round and Bandstand stages. The Bandstand includes Alex Curtis, Lost Organ Unit, Sam Carelse, Xhosa Cole, Zeñel (pictured), Mingus Underground, Teotima, Clandestino and Terry Pack’s Trees, whilst the Jazz In The Round stage features…

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Jazz News (May 2019)

Love Supreme Line Up Announcement Love Supreme Festival have announced more artists to their line up, with The Cinematic Orchestra joining headliners Ms. Lauryn Hill and Gladys Knight. The Cinematic Orchestra have released their first album in 12 years, To Believe, on the Ninja Tune label. The line up for The Bandstand and Friday night’s Arena…

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Interview: Justin McKenzie of Jazz Re:freshed

Jazz Re:freshed began in 2003 as a weekly live music event but soon grew into a larger arts organisation that helps promote the younger generation of jazz artists through educational work, a record label and its annual summer festival, Jazz Re:Fest which comes to Brighton Dome on Sunday 22nd July. SJM Editor Charlie Anderson spoke…

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Jazz News (July 2018)

    The Under Ground Theatre in Eastbourne has now closed for the near future as the lease, which expired back in 2016 but was renewed on a monthly basis, has been put out to tender by East Sussex County Council.     This comes at a time when venues across Britain are under threat, with The…

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Jazz News (June 2018)

    Love Supreme Festival have released the stage times for this year’s festival which takes place from Friday 29th June until Sunday 1st July. Headliners include Elvis Costello, Pharoah Sanders, Steve Winwood and Dave Holland/Chris Potter/Zakir Hussain. The stage times are available from their website.     In other festival news, Eastbourne’s Splashpoint Jazz Festival, have…

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Live Review: Summer Festival Roundup Review

Summer Festival Roundup Various Venues       The event Gilles Peterson on the Beach on Saturday 29th July sounded promising with a whole day of live music followed by a DJ set by the man himself. Unfortunately, the badly organised event was delayed by several hours and accompanied by heavy rain. However, vocalist Claire Martin…