RVJF: Preston Jam @ Venue 53
RVJF: Preston Jam @ Venue 53
Please Note: This RVJF Event is at Venue 53, The University of Central Lancashire, Brook Street, Preston, PR1 2XQ
Soweto Kinch headlines this final Preston Jam event, a pre-Ribble Valley Jazz Festival Fringe Event, partnered by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) & Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues, in a stunning 3 band production from 6.30pm to midnight with Soweto, the multi award winning UK king of jazz and hip-hop, teaming up with all-women rising-star London septet, Nerija. Atomic Brass, a brassy jazz 5 piece Lancaster band, make an early start for a fantastic finale to a new Preston City event at the UCLan’s Venue 53. One ticket fits all for a pre-Ribble Valley Jazz Festival Fringe gig at an auditorium with capacity of 400+.
5-piece Atomic Brass’s funk brass grooves will spice up some covers and hit you with own tunes! The winners of 2016 Lancaster Battle of the Bands are on www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPHneg7isZk. Atomic Brass - Chance for a Dance!
Nérija, a collective, London-based musicians play exciting original music inspired by Jazz, Hip Hop, Afrobeat and South African Township, having toured Europe and UK, Nerija have performed with top UK jazz musicians, Nathaniel Facey of Empirical, pianist Zoe Rahman, and Jazz Jamaica at Ronnie Scott's. Top performances include UK festivals A Love Supreme, Latitude, Brainchild, Manchester Jazz Festival, London Jazz Festival.
Soweto Kinch - “Gangsta Rappa or Jazz Supremo? Both, say top jazz mag, Jazzwise. Soweto is currently touring with his new album 'Nonagram' in trio/quartet format with saxophone/vocals, drums, bass and piano - Expect scalding hot hard bop jazz/hiphop groves supplied with free flowing fiery lyrics of the likes you've never heard before! Revered by musicians and rappers alike, Soweto’s unprecedented array of accolades includes two MOBO Awards, two Urban Music Awards, BBC Rising Star Award, BBC Best Jazz Instrumentalist, Montreux Jazz Festival Award,. And he hosts his own weekly BBC radio show, 'Jazz Planet'
Performance is in Soweto's blood. Over the years he has become an ambassador of urban culture, a British Jazz institution with achievements including curation of large international festivals to the production/scoring of highly acclaimed music-based theatrical works. Soweto has worked with other music figureheads like Goldie and Ms Dynamite in mentoring/coaching 12 vulnerable youths ahead of live performance before HM Prince Harry. Website: http://www.soweto-kinch.com/ … Live Festival Footage: http://bit.ly/1xrfPRf
Tickets: £15 ADV / £7.50 ADV U16's + Students
Layout: Cabaret Seating / Standing
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