Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2018

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Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2018 in association with BBC/Radio 2#cheltjazzfestFull Programme OnlineJazzmeia Horn & More!Members Booking: From 1pm Weds 28 FebruaryGeneral Booking: From 1pm Weds 7 March-All eyes are on Cheltenham as we bring you the best of jazz and beyond over the May bank holiday weekend.You can expect unique experiences that cannot be seen anywhere else and we're committed to supporting the development of artists from their first performances to headline shows.This year we've also invited DJ and broadcaster Gilles Peterson to curate several gigs for the Festival. Back due to popular demand, Kansas Smitty'shave curated a series of late night events at The Daffodil featuring some of their favourite bands.Check out What's On at this year's #cheltjazzfesthttps://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/jazz/whats-on/grid

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In the new episode of Rendez-Vous a Bobo, Lucas makes a ‘rendez-vous’ with DJ, broadcaster, and label boss Gilles Peterson. Gilles highlights a few key tunes from West Africa in his record box, talks French radio, and managing a record label in 2021. Tracklist: • Fela Kuti – Roforofo Fight…

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Preview: BBC Radio 6 Music Festival @ Camden (London; Friday 6th to Sunday 8th March 2020)

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Artists: Boko! Boko! , Ed O’Brien , Gilles Peterson , Hot 8 Brass Band , Kampire , Kate Tempest , Kojey Radical , Kokoroko , Melt Yourself Down , Michael Kiwanuka , Mike Skinner , Róisín Murphy , Squid

Preview: Imagining Ireland @ Barbican (London; Friday 21st February 2020)

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Event Review: We Out Here Festival (Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire; Thursday 15th to Sunday 18 August 2019)

An inaugural festival is always going to be packed with risk and suspense, and after the downpour that Friday night experienced, a breath was held in anticipation of Saturday’s events. However, it is with sheer delight I report that the proceedings seemingly went ahead seamlessly. Saturday I have to jump…

Artists: Children Of Zeus , Dele Sosimi , Dwight Trible , Etuk Ubong , Gary Bartz , Gilles Peterson , Kokoroko , Lee Fields & The Expressions , Maisha , Rob , Saul Williams , Shabaka Hutchings , Shirley Tetteh , Sons Of Kemet , Steam Down , The Comet Is Coming , Zara Mcfarlane

Event Review: Walthamstow Garden Party @ Lloyd Park (London; Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July 2019)

Returning to leafy Lloyd Park for its sixth year, Walthamstow Garden Party served up an eclectic mix of big names and young performers, bringing together an international line-up for an international crowd. A festival ‘made locally’ and produced by Barbican Centre, Create London and the people of Waltham Forest (declared…

Artists: Mbilla Arts , Tássia Reis , Zara Mcfarlane

London Gig Guide (July 2019)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some…

Artists: Afrikan Boy , Afriquoi , Amadou & Mariam , Amira Kheir , Amy True , Blue Lab Beats , Bumi Thomas , Carthnage , Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra , Dj Jigüe , Elpeche , Emicida , Ezra Collective , Fatima , Femi And The Inrhythms , Gianni Denitto , Imperio Bamba , Kamaal Williams , Koroleko Moussa Dembele , La-33 , Lua Preta , Marcelo D2 , Mayra Andrade , Merca Bae , Nané , Naphta , Neneh Cherry , Onra , Renegade Brass Band , Sons Of Kemet , Stella Chiweshe , Tássia Reis , The Blind Boy of Alabam , The Bongo Hop , Xylouris White , Zara Mcfarlane

Gallery: Ealing Jazz Festival @ Walpole Park (London; Saturday 28th July 2018)

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Artists: Let Drum Beat , Tony Allen , Vels Trio , Zara Mcfarlane

Event Review: WOMAD UK 2018 @ Charlton Park (Malmesbury; Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th July 2018)

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Artists: Abatwa , Amadou and Mariam , Bcuc , Bollywood Brass Band , Gilles Peterson , Hanggai , Hashmat Sultana , Havana Meets Kingston , Herbaliser , Ian Brennan , K.o.g. And The Zongo Brigade , Ken Boothe , Kokoko! , LADAMA , Leftfield , Maalem Hamid El Kasri , Macka B. , Meklit , My Baby , Orchestre Les Mangelepa , Owiny Sigoma Soundsystem , Rafiki Jazz , Rodney P , Seby Ntege , Tal National , Thievery Corporation , Too Many Zooz

Playlist: Tropical Pressure Festival 2018 @ Mount Pleasant Ecological Park (Porthtowan; Friday 13th to Sunday 15th July 2018)

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Artists: Afriquoi , Johnny Clarke , Lakuta , Let Drum Beat , Orchestre Les Mangelepa , Soothsayers , Sounspecies , Toto La Momposina , Zara Mcfarlane

Event Review: Carleen Anderson: Cage Street Memorial + Zara McFarlane @ Barbican Centre (London; 20th January 2018)

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Event Review: Club To Club Festival 2017 (Turin, Italy; 1st to 7th November 2017)

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Artists: Actress , ArteTetra , Gabber Eleganza , Jacques Greene , Kamasi Washington , Kraftwerk , Lanark Artefax , Liberato , Lorenzo Senni , Powell , The Black Madonna , Visible Cloaks , Yves Tumor

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Artists: Arca , Bonobo , Jlin , Kamasi Washington , KÁRYYN , Kelly Lee Owens , Kraftwerk , Laurel Halo , Lorenzo Senni , Mura Masa , Nicolas Jaar , Ninos Du Brasil , Not Waving , Visible Cloaks , Yves Tumor

Album Review: Gilles Peterson Presents Sonzeira – Tam… Tam… Tam…! Reimagined [Brownswood Recordings – July 15, 2016]

Tam Tam Tam Reimagined, well, reimagines a classic Brazilian music, from Jose Prates’ Tam Tam Tam, into the second volume of Gilles Peterson’s Sonzeira project (the first release was Bam Bam Bam.) The original Tam Tam Tam was an album of lively drumbeating, band playing, and singing, that sounds like…

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Album Review: Gilles Peterson: Havana Cultura Anthology [Brownswood Recordings, 2nd December 2016]

This is the ‘anthology’ of modern Cuban music that embodies the diversity of a new generation of artists beyond the Buena Vista Social Club legacy. This is also the ‘anthology’ that embraces a good number of Afro-Caribbean rhythms – son, salsa, reggaeton, hip-hop, Latin jazz, among many others – linked…

Artists: Chillum Trio , Daymé Arocena , Elain Morales , Etian Brebaje Man , Francis del Rio , Gilles Peterson , Kerkstra , Los Aldeanos , Mala , Mayra Caridad Valdés , Ogguere , Sexto Sentido , Silvito el Libre , Telmary Diaz , Vince Vella

Review: Gilles Peterson Worldwide Awards @ Koko (London, 21st January 2017)

Gilles Peterson has become synonymous with the continued revelation of the latest talents that fuse non-traditional jazz with musical influences from across the world.  This explains why his twelfth annual worldwide awards sold out quickly and why many consider him an ambassador for world music, bringing new global concepts back…

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Artists: Dj Khalab , Gilles Peterson , Gogo Penguin , Grandmaster Flash , Tony Allen , Underground Resistance , Yussef Kamaal


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