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An artists imagining of the HMS Windrush coming in to dock in a contemporary UK city

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: Gimme 5

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.

Sigme cuddling

Nordic Jazz Comets - EFG London Jazz Festival FreeStage

Jazz from the north – five bands and artists chosen from the fertile musical territory that includes Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

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.