10 Nov 2018, 15:30
Poet Anne Clark turned punk’s creative heat into eloquently cool soundscapes, whose influence, three decades on, is still felt among musicians in Europe and beyond.
12 Nov 2018, 19:30
Singers from Guildhall’s Jazz course come together for an evening celebrating the range and emotional power of the jazz vocal.
12 Nov 2018, 20:45
Truth, fiction and mischief collide in this playful documentary as we follow the Grammy-winning Chilly Gonzales, for whom relentless self-doubt and gleeful megalomania are two sides of the same coin.
17 Nov 2018, 16:15
Co-written by Horace Ové and fellow Trinidadian novelist Samuel Selvon, this landmark work – Britain’s first black feature film – tells the story of a teenager caught between two cultures.
17 Nov 2018, 19:30
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.
18 Nov 2018, 19:30
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.
The Icelandic neo-classical string group perform their latest project, a melancholic and haunting soundtrack, live to a screening of ‘Juve Contre Fantômas’, one of the 1913 Fantômas silent series.
19 Nov 2018, 19:30
Free jazz pioneer and civil rights activist Archie Shepp presents a new project with contributions from Amina Claudine Myers and Carleen Anderson.
24 Nov 2018, 14:00
A double bill that probes two breakthrough moments in the story of British jazz – and reflects a much wider picture of cultural shift.
25 Nov 2018, 16:00
This documentary tells the little-known story of how the US used jazz as a Cold War secret weapon.
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