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Friday 13 November

James Farm: featuring Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Matt Penman, Eric Harland + Partisans

LONDON Cadogan Hall

James Farm is a stellar quartet fronted by saxophonist Joshua Redman and pianist Aaron Parks and completed by a rhythm section powered by drummer ...

Hidden Orchestra

LONDON St. John-at-Hackney

Hidden Orchestra will take to the ethereal setting of St. John-at-Hackney to perform a live site-specific set, a rare chance to see the group’...

Nik Bärtsch

LONDON Kings Place (Hall One)

British premiere of a repertoire drawn from Nik Bartsch's compositions for chamber ensemble. Detailed programme to be announced in early May.  

Jazz Voice - Festival opening gala

LONDON Barbican

The Festival’s signature opening-night gala returns with a stellar cast of jazz voices performing incredible tunes for an epoch-spanning celebration of singing and ...

Maceo Parker

LONDON Under the Bridge

Legendary funk saxophonist Maceo Parker’s contribution to a string of James Brown hits made him a household name among fans of '60s funk. ...

Sons of Kemet


Jazz music unlike anything you’ve heard before – MOBO-winners; Sons Of Kemet promise a truly exhilarating performance. The colourful interplay between the instruments ...

Saturday 14 November

Cécile McLorin Salvant

LONDON Cadogan Hall

A London concert hall debut, following her run at Ronnie’s next month, for the remarkable vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant whose ...

Nik Bärtsch residency

LONDON Kings Place (Hall One)

​Composer, performer and creative animateur, Nik Bärtsch, has emerged as a major force in contemporary European music.  He returns to the Festival ...