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Friday 13 November

Nina Ferro

LONDON Barbican / Freestage

'A fabulous performer with a knockout voice,' according to Tony Bennett. Nina Ferro performs material from her new album Into the Light.

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 ...

Terell Stafford & Bruce Barth

LONDON PizzaExpress Jazz Club

Terell Stafford, acclaimed trumpet player based in New York, has been hailed as 'one of the great players of our time, a fabulous trumpet player' ...

Nils Petter Molvaer

LONDON Ronnie Scott’s

A seminal figure in the evolution of Scandinavian jazz, trumpeter Nils Petter Molvaer broke the mould in the 90s as he drew together stratospheric improv ...

Lizzie Emeh


Award-winning singer Lizzie Emeh blends her love of soul, R&B and jazz with powerful lyrics to produce a soulful sound. Based in West-London, ...

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 - Rhythm Clan

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 ...