Ealing Jazz Festival 2017

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Returning to London’s Walpole Park, the Ealing Jazz Festival will exhibit an exciting mix of local talent and household names in 2017.

Grammy Award-winning bandleader Kenny Garrett and his quintet top the bill along with visionary saxophonist Courtney Pine feat. London-born father of neo-soul Omar Lye-Fook, not to mention leading pioneer of Ghana's highlife and afrobeat scene, Ebo Taylor. Then there are the sounds of 12-piece afrobeat, dub and jazz collective Nubiyan Twist, brooding instrumentalists Mammal Hands and gypsy jazz guitartist Remi Harris to look forward to alongside an abundance of local talent!

LINEUP:

Saturday: Courtney Pine feat. Omar // Ebo Taylor & the Saltpont City Band // Nubiyan Twist // Lauren Kinsella & Kit Downes // Como Clave // Danzon // Denver Cuss // Faith I Branko // Increase the Peace // Karena K // Kate de Freitas & The Babacools // Matuki // Simians Of Swing // The Brass Funkeys // TORUS

Sunday: Kenny Garrett Quintet // Mammal Hands // Remi Harris // Agata Kubiak // Carl Orr // Kitty Page // Leo Power // Matt Findlay Sextet // Noemi Nuti // Paul Carmichael Band // Robert Mitchell & Masumi Endo // Stefania Salvador Jazzical Quartet // Vento Em Maderia // The Jazz Cat Trio

With tickets starting at just £5 + booking fees, this isn't to be missed!

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