Who’s Playing in 2014

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Friday 14 November

An evening with the Branford Marsalis Quartet - SOLD OUT

LONDON Southbank Centre / Queen Elizabeth Hall

One of the great small bands in jazz today plays its first London concert in some years.  The consummate solo skills of the leader ...

Jazz Voice

LONDON Barbican

The Festival’s signature opening-night gala returns with its epoch-spanning celebration of singing and song. The list of past guests stretches from Boy ...

Angélique Kidjo

LONDON Southbank Centre / Royal Festival Hall

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Angélique Kidjo performs songs from her forthcoming album Eve. Hailed as 'the undisputed queen of African music', ...

Richard Pite presents Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller at Carnegie Hall 1939

LONDON Cadogan Hall

The year after Benny Goodman’s famous debut at Carnegie Hall he returned with his orchestra , this time sharing the billing with the most ...

John Surman + Trans4mation Strings + Chris Laurence: ‘Surman at Seventy’ residency

LONDON Kings Place (Hall One)

The first of a two-night residency, Surman at Seventy, celebrating John Surman's seventieth year. Surman’s writing for the combination of a ...

John Butcher & Mark Sanders: Tarab Cuts

LONDON Southbank Centre / Purcell Room

John Butcher celebrates his 60th birthday and opens the EFG London Jazz Festival with the London premiere of his own production Tarab Cuts, together with ...

A late night with the Branford Marsalis Quartet

LONDON Southbank Centre / Queen Elizabeth Hall

With the early evening show now sold out, one of the great small bands in jazz today has added an intimate late night show. The ...

Saturday 15 November

Dedication Orchestra

LONDON Southbank Centre / Queen Elizabeth Hall

A very rare opportunity to see the joyous rollercoaster of a big band that evokes the story of five South African exiles who transformed jazz ...