JAZZ DIARY \\ Cool things happening in March

27th February 2019

For the UK, March will be a month of uncertainty… but you can count on our selected highlights in and around London for some uplifting distraction…

Women In Jazz hit a legendary venue

3 March

Rising platform Women In Jazz present their first live show, featuring Jessica Lauren 4, Shirley Tetteh and DK Zakia Sewell. They’ll be taking over the upstairs space at Ronnie Scott’s for the evening, with proceeds from the event going to charity Rights of Women

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Get to know saxophonist Nubya Garcia 

5 March

For episode 10 of the Supreme Standards podcast, Nubya Garcia talks about all kinds of things; from mango farming to her commitment to learning several languages. Subscribe via Entale or your preferred podcast platform, we’re on it! Subscribe now and it’ll land in your app on 5 March – perfect if you’re seeing Nubya play at Village Underground the night before. 

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Kamasi Washington hits South London

5 March

The saxophone titan returns to London following the release of ‘Heaven and Earth’ in 2018. With support from Moses Boyd and Rueben James – pianist to Sam Smith – expect a night that crosses the spectrum of progressive, spiritual and traditional. 

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Pianist Sarah Tandy drops her debut album

8 March

‘Infection in the Sentence’ will be offer a first impression of Sarah Tandy for anyone that’s yet to see her play live. With Ezra Collective’s Femi Koleoso on drums, Binker Golding on saxophone, Sheila Maurice-Grey on trumpet, and Mutale Chashi on bass, it’s bound to be a celebrated release. 

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We announce another live show in London

TBA

This month we share the line-up for a live Supreme Standards show at an audiophile London venue. Keep your eyes on our socials and on here for the announcement…

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Tina Edwards plays Birdland Kissa in Peckham

22 March

The regular ‘Birdland Kissa’ night in bar Near and Far leans towards the Japanese culture of really listening. Spend your Friday sipping on an ‘Emergency Brexit’ cocktail and listening to a manicured selection of Jazz, global and ambient. Free entry. 

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Noname hits the UK for four shows

26-30 March

The eloquent Chicagoan made an impact with her truth-speaking album ‘Room 25’ in 2018. Catch her live this March in Manchester, Birmingham and London. 

 

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