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Collocutor + Denys Baptiste Quartet + more

The Jazz Cafe in London

Thursday 23rd May 2019

7:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

London Saxophone Festival: Collocutor + Denys Baptiste Quartet + Binker Golding Quartet + Nat Birchall (Solo)

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Collocutor + Denys Baptiste Quartet + more on Thursday 23rd May 2019

We will be hosting the launch night of London Saxophone Festival this year with a killer line up of four acts, all of which use their saxophones in different but no less creative ways.

“Really good collective…Ethiopique, little bit spiritual jazz and banging” – Gilles Peterson, BBC 6Music

Collocutor is the brainchild of saxophonist Tamar Osborn. The project grew from her wish to simply write the music that wanted to be written, rather than focus on a particular audience or context. As such the compositions draw inspiration from the many genres encountered over the course of a varied career, ranging from jazz, afrobeat, Indian classical and Ethiopian roots to polyphonic choral music and minimalism – the link being primarily modal music with a transportive effect.

Next up are a duo of Tomorrow’s Warriors alumni, Denys Baptiste and Binker Golding, both of whom will be bringing their quartets to showcase their two wildly creative jazz explorations with the sax.

And rounding off the bill will be a 20 minute solo improvisatory piece performed at the start of the night by cosmic jazz artist Nat Birchall, described by Gilles Peterson as “one of the best musicians in the UK, no question about that”

Denys Baptiste Quartet
Binker Golding Quartet
Nat Birchall (solo).

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