Friday 15 – Sunday 24 November
DAWN OF MIDI, DANIEL BRANDT AND BAU.HAUS.KLANG Sunday 24 November, Barbican A musical response to the Bauhaus movement from Berlin-based Daniel Brandt’s Eternal Something and Brooklyn’s minimalist trio Dawn of Midi presented in association with Erased Tapes. Michael Wollny challenges how Bauhaus’ manifesto could be translated into today’s sound, accompanied by Émile Parisien, Leafcutter John and Max Stadtfeld ‘playing’ the materials of the Bauhaus – wood, glass, metal, clay, stone and fabric – and the wild dance music of the legendary Bauhaus Orchestra.
TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON Saturday 16 November / Kings Place Terri Lyne plays two shows. In the first show at 7pm, her American band let rip. At 9pm, she invites some of the most exciting musicians from the British jazz scene to join her, including saxophonist Soweto Kinch and trumpeter Emma-Jean Thackray.
ELAINE MITCHENER: VOCAL CLASSICS OF THE BLACK AVANT-GARDE Thursday 21 November / Purcell Room A group of leading UK jazz musicians brought together by Elaine Mitchener: saxophonist and MD Jason Yarde, trumpeter Byron Wallen, pianist Alexander Hawkins, bassist Neil Charles, drummer Mark Sanders and poet Dante Micheaux, who will be re-interpreting music by Eric Dolphy, Archie Shepp, Joseph Jarman, and Jeanne Lee, amongst others.
SOWETO KINCH: THE BLACK PERIL FEATURING MAKAYA MCCRAVEN & JUNIUS PAUL Friday 22 November EartH, Hackney The Black Peril is a dynamic new work by Soweto Kinch, inspired by the sounds of ragtime, proto-jazz, W est Indian folk music and the classical works of black composers at the time of the Armistice Declaration.
We Out Here: GARY BARTZ +MAISHA with DWIGHT TRIBLE +ZARA McFARLANE Thursday 21 November / Royal Festival Hall We team up with Gilles Peterson’s We Out Here Festival to develop the project that celebrates legendary saxophonist and composer Gary Bartz’s music.
Other shows include Jan Garbarek, Herbie Hancock, Cleveland Watkiss,
Christian Scott, Makaya McCraven and many more.