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Artwork for Jason Moran: The Harlem Hellfighters

Jason Moran: The Harlem Hellfighters

Composer, pianist and visual artist Jason Moran celebrates the legacy of James Reese Europe, the iconic figure that introduced a war-torn France to the sound of Jazz in the closing years of WWI.

Anthony Joseph is wearing a hat

Anthony Joseph & friends - Windrush: A Celebration

70 years on from the HMT Empire Windrush’s arrival in Essex, British/Trinidadian poet, novelist and musician Anthony Joseph celebrates the seismic impact the Caribbean diaspora has had on UK culture.

Bobby McFerrin

Bobby McFerrin

Bobby McFerrin performs his spontaneously composed choral piece Circlesongs with members of his group Voicestra, augmented by a 12-piece a cappella choir – and sometimes by the whole audience.

Omar Sosa & Yilian Canizares face each other, wearing white

Jazz Cubano: Omar Sosa & Yilian Cañizares

The EFG London Jazz Festival has seen many memorable nights featuring some of the great names in Latin jazz – and it’s today’s generation that is featured in this spectacular concert.

Abdulla Ibrahim is looking out a window

Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya

EFG London Jazz Festival will be finishing in style as effervescent South African pianist Abdullah Ibrahim performs alongside long-time band Ekaya and special guest trumpeter Keyon Harrold.

Joshua Redmand and his mates standing in a red room

Joshua Redman: Still Dreaming

One of the 21st century’s most radical improvisers – Joshua Redman – brings together a supergroup that links the present to the spirit of his father, Dewey, and the music he made with Ornette Coleman.

Anouar Brahem sitting on a staircase holding his oud

Anouar Brahem: Blue Maqams

Experience the haunting music of the Tunisian composer and master of the oud, in a rare performance drawing together his profound insight into Arab music alongside a broader musical spectrum.