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Family Jazz All-Stars featuring Zoe Gilby

Saturday 12 November 2016, 2.00pm

Family Jazz All-Stars featuring Zoe Gilby

EFG London Jazz Festival 2016

Zoe Gilby lends her stunning vocals to this fun-filled tribute to jazz singers past and present. Perfect for all the family, from children to grandparents! A sell-out triumph...

Lizz Wright + Jasmine Power

Saturday 12 November 2016, 7.30pm

Lizz Wright + Jasmine Power

EFG London Jazz Festival 2016

Lizz Wright brings a powerfully emotional live presence to the soulful grooves and honeyed vocal textures of 2015’s acclaimed, Larry Klein-produced, Freedom and Surrender. With...

Adam Ben Ezra

Monday 14 November 2016, 2.30pm

Adam Ben Ezra

Double-bass phenomenon, multi-instrumentalist and YouTube sensation, Adam Ben Ezra draws on modern jazz, rock and world music to create his own fascinating sound.

SFJAZZ Collective plays Michael Jackson

Monday 14 November 2016, 7.30pm

SFJAZZ Collective plays Michael Jackson

EFG London Jazz Festival 2016

An all-star ensemble focuses on the King of Pop, Michael Jackson; fresh compositions from the band sit alongside new arrangements of his work, from interpretations of lesser known...

The Brandon Allen Quartet plays Gene Ammons

Tuesday 15 November 2016, 2.30pm

The Brandon Allen Quartet plays Gene Ammons

Brandon Allen (tenor saxophone) performs alongside Tim Lapthorn (piano/keyboards and Hammond organ), Arnie Somogyi (acoustic and electric bass) and Matt Home (drums). This...

AZIZA featuring Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Lionel Loueke and Eric Harland

Tuesday 15 November 2016, 7.30pm

AZIZA featuring Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Lionel Loueke and Eric Harland

EFG London Jazz Festival 2016

The sheer range of talent and commitment that exudes from this newly minted quartet is positively mouthwatering. Chris Potter is one of the most assured saxophonists on the...

Randolph Matthews

Wednesday 16 November 2016, 2.30pm

Randolph Matthews

Randolph takes the audiences on an organically magical journey through his new album material, edge of the seat improvisation and witty stories whilst technology layers his voice....

Norma Winstone: 75th Birthday Celebration

Wednesday 16 November 2016, 7.30pm

Norma Winstone: 75th Birthday Celebration

EFG London Jazz Festival 2016

Featuring the ECM European Trio, Symphony Orchestra and Big Band plus a specially commissioned work by Vince Mendoza. The sheer quality of timbre and expression that exudes from...

Allan Harris

Thursday 17 November 2016, 2.30pm

Allan Harris

Ever since he burst on the jazz scene in the latter part of the 20th century, the Brooklyn-born, Harlem-based vocalist/ guitarist/ bandleader/ composer Allan Harris has reigned...

The Cookers + Chico Freeman 4‑tet

Thursday 17 November 2016, 7.30pm

The Cookers + Chico Freeman 4‑tet

EFG London Jazz Festival 2016

The Cookers are an 'electrifying ensemble of seven legendary jazz veterans and unmistakeable chemistry. Peerless musicianship that’s both elegant and incandescent’


Friday 18 November 2016, 2.30pm


Led by vibraphonist and Kenny Wheeler Music Prize winner Ralph Wyld, Mosaic combines elements of contemporary jazz and chamber music in an exciting but accessible way. Expansive...

1956: A Jazz Jubilee

Friday 18 November 2016, 7.30pm

1956: A Jazz Jubilee

Featuring the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Duke Ellington, Jazz At The Philharmonic and more. 1956 was a great year for jazz with many wonderful...

David Murray, Terri Lyne Carrington, Geri Allen – MCA Power Trio

Saturday 19 November 2016, 7.30pm

David Murray, Terri Lyne Carrington, Geri Allen – MCA Power Trio

EFG London Jazz Festival 2016

David Murray’s daring, headlong saxophonics collide with the expansive piano improv of Geri Allen and the sheer subtlety and power of Terri Lyne Carrington, one of today’s...

Liberation Music Orchestra directed by Carla Bley

Sunday 20 November 2016, 7.00pm

Liberation Music Orchestra directed by Carla Bley

EFG London Jazz Festival 2016

The spirit and humanity of the late bass player Charlie Haden is celebrated with a new album and live performance of his Liberation Music Orchestra, with arrangements by Carla...

EFG London Jazz Festival 2016

This 10-day celebration of jazz delivers a mix of world-class artists and emerging stars to various venues across the capital and takes the music to a massive and ever-growing audience. The Festival has a reputation for bringing the best and freshest music, with a wide-ranging programme of concerts, commissions, club events, talks, and an expansive learning and participation programme.

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