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London Jazz Festival at World Heart Beat

World Heart Beat Embassy Gardens hosts seven different live concerts as part of EFG London Jazz Festival.

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World Heart Beat Embassy Gardens is hosting an exciting series of concerts as part of EFG London Jazz Festival in November 2023.

The EFG London Jazz Festival runs from 10-19 November.

It’s the ideal opportunity to experience this intimate music venue in Wandsworth with a choice of seven different jazz concerts over the week.

Friday 10 November, World Heart Beat Embassy Gardens, London SW11 7BD

Eliane Correa’s Cuban Septet

Latina powerhouse pianist with a fiery septet. “Elements of soul, funk, rock and jazz nod to Hancock, Havana and the melting pot that is London. Maravilloso.” (★★★★ Jazzwise)

Saturday 11 November, World Heart Beat Embassy Gardens, London SW11 7BD

Julian Joseph Trio with Harriet Mackenzie (London Premiere)

World-leading pianist premiering new arrangements for his celebrated jazz trio, augmented with violin played by acclaimed soloist Harriet Mackenzie

Tuesday 14 November, World Heart Beat Embassy Gardens, London SW11 7BD

Ava & The SoundCrew (local Wandsworth musician)

The super fresh vocal talent and instrumentalist performs with her brilliant band, Ayo Vincent (keys) Jason Ansare (guitar), Ezekiel Ajie (bass) and Wilf Cameron-Marples (drums). A graduate of the famed BRIT school, she’s just as passionate when singing jazz or contemporary pop.

Wednesday 15 November, World Heart Beat Embassy Gardens, London SW11 7BD

Christine Tobin; Returning Weather (UK Premiere)

Christine Tobin’s newest project, Returning Weather, imaginatively weaves song, spoken word and a stellar group of musicians from diverse disciplines together, with the live shows expanding upon the material with additional spoken word passages and visual effects.

“A singularly beautiful sound-world which draws in elements from traditional Irish music, jazz and contemporary classical in an entirely seamless way.” (Jazzwise)

Thursday 16 November, World Heart Beat Embassy Gardens, London SW11 7BD

Josiah Wade and Sam C-Sé

The Julian Joseph Jazz Academy presents two of its Next Generation artists in this special double-bill show. Josiah’s talent as a pianist precedes itself, with a repertoire covering classical to jazz. Sam is talented jazz pianist, composer and producer, having worked alongside many artists and collectives on the UK scene, including The Oracle Collective.

Friday 17 November, World Heart Beat Embassy Gardens, London SW11 7BD

May Inoue

One of the most talked about and in demand guitarists in the Far East plays a rare London show. He has played with Kurt Rosenwinkel, and has a string of solo albums to his name including with his electric band, Stereo Champ. Be prepared for a dazzling display of guitar playing prowess, musicality and improvisation that will captivate you throughout his performance

Saturday 18 November, World Heart Beat Embassy Gardens, London SW11 7BD

Rebecca Nash: Redefining Element 78

Firmly established as one of the most exciting contemporary jazz composers and band-leaders, the British pianist presents her new project ‘Redefining Element 78’, a brand-new work commissioned by Bristol Jazz Festival and released on Whirlwind Recordings.

“At the vanguard of innovative and compelling new music” (Downbeat Magazine)

World Heart Beat Embassy Gardens, 3 Ponton Road, London, SW11 7BD

Nearest train/tube:
Nine Elms Tube, Vauxhall station

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Start date: 10/11/2023
End date: 18/11/2023
Open from 19:00 to 21:30

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