Flavio Li Vigni, Head of Jazz at Morley College London, has let us know about a new series of performances in the Emma Cons Hall at the college. He has put together the programme alongside fellow Artistic Directors Tori Freestone and Mark Kavuma. Each of the sessions starting at 7.30 will be preceded by an interview.
The interviews will start at 6.30 pm before each show. These are FREE live interview recordings for Morley Radio, in which the artists talk us through their most influential Jazz records. For those who cannot attend, all of these Jazz at Morley interviews will be available on morleyradio.co.uk. (The listings below are accompanied by extracts from the press release supplied by Morley College.
“FRIDAY 20 MAY 2022 7.30PM (DOUBLE BILL) .
NICKY ILES & STAN SULZMAN FOLLOWED BY THE SARA DOWLING QUARTET
NICKY ILES & STAN SULZMAN: An unmissable evening witnessing the long-standing collaborative musical friendship between two of the most established British jazz artists.
SARA DOWLING QUARTET: The British Jazz Awards Best Vocalist of 2019 performs her signature fresh take on the classic American songbook with her band.
FRIDAY 27 MAY 2022 7.30 PM
JULIAN SIEGEL QUARTET : BBC Jazz Award-winning saxophonist Julian Siegel joins some of this generation’s most distinctive voices for a powerful evening.
THURSDAY 24 JUNE 2022 7.30 PM
LONDON JAZZ ORCHESTRA LED BY SCOTT STROMAN : The London Jazz Orchestra, Morley’s Jazz artist in residence for 2020, appears for an exciting night.”
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