London Jazz Festival
Celebrating its 21st edition in style this November, the London Jazz Festival takes over the city with big names and rising stars
The London Jazz Festival has come a long way from where it began in 1992. Now in its twenty-first year, it’s evolved from the long-standing Camden Jazz Week into an internationally renowned celebration of all things musically deep and delightful, with legends such as Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea and Ornette Coleman headlining recent festivals.
In its coming-of-age year there are many sensational shows already announced. Guitar icon John McLaughlin will join Zakir Hussain to present Remember Shakti, reimagining their delicious fusion of Eastern and Western music. Sublime pianist Brad Mehldau and drummer Mark Guiliana’s duo project, Mehliana, will also make for an entrancing evening’s music.
With the news that a number of £10 tickets will be available, 2013's festival (Fri Nov 15–Sun Nov 24) could be the best, and most accessible, yet. Here's our guide to LJF 2013.
Must-see gigs at London Jazz Festival
For more details on the history of the festival visit the London Jazz Festival website.
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