- Billy Harper
- Eddie Henderson
- Donald Harrison
- Cecil McBee
- Billy Hart
- David Weiss
- Danny Grissett
The Cookers are an inspirational band of elder statesmen whose contribution to the music over some six or more decades is immeasurable. The likes of key members Eddie Henderson, Billy Harper and Cecil McBee are at the heart of the music’s contemporary evolution – music that stirs the sprit with a drive and integrity that is simply unbeatable.
‘Electrifying ensemble of seven legendary jazz veterans and unmistakeable chemistry. Peerless musicianship that’s both elegant and incandescent’ (iTunes)
Brilliant saxophonist Chico Freeman kicks off the evening with his first London concert in years, with a cracking new band 4-tet, playing the music from his acclaimed and chart topping new album, Spoken into Existence, displaying the sheer imaginative strengths of his playing, and the melodic depth of his composing skills.
6pm: Pre-concert talk with The Cookers. Free to ticket holders.