Now in its twenty-fourth year, London Jazz Festival has evolved into an internationally renowned celebration of jazz, featuring international greats, top-notch improv and hot new talent. Check back soon for full details of EFG London Jazz Festival 2016 – and for now, discover the best upcoming jazz events in London.
EFG London Jazz Festival 2016 highlights
Alt.rock-tinged contemporary piano trio TBP from Minnesota, have forged a loyal following for their uncompromising take on piano trio jazz. Pianist Ethan Iverson brings a cerebral slant to the power of bassist Reid Anderson and the mischievous virtuosity of drummer Dave King. Tonight they play all new original music from their latest album 'Made Possible' that's full of pounding riffs and head-spinning time changes.Read more
Mixing his fluent technique, which can sound a little Brad Mehldau-ish at times, with a peerless understanding of fractured hip-hop rhythms a la his mentor, the late, great J Dilla, pianist Glasper is one of a kind. Improvising around melodic fragments in the same way a DJ would cut and loop a sample or beat, it's the fireworks between him and explosive drummer Chris Dave that really set his gigs alight.Read more