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First round of names for this year’s EFG London Jazz Festival announced

The first names have been announced for this year’s EFG London Jazz Festival, which takes place from November 11-20.

 

This year’s edition, the 24th in its history, encompasses a huge range of concert halls, jazz clubs and free performance spaces across the British capital, and aims to follow up on the success of last year’s program that included over 300 live shows.

 

This year’s line-up will include a rare UK appearance from saxophonist Wayne Shorter, who will take to the stage with his Quartet on the closing night at the Barbican on November 20.

 

Several collaborative concerts are also among the first round of names announced. Among them a debut appearance of the MCA Power Trio featuring saxophonist David Murray, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington and pianist Geri Allen, who will be performing in Cadogan Hall on November 19. Norwegian saxophonist Jan Gargarek will appear with his band featuring Indian percussionist Trilok Gurtu at the Royal Festival Hall on November 13. Pianist Brad Mehldau will be playing in a duo with Nonesuch labelmate and longtome collaborator Joshua Redman at the Barbican on November 12.

 

Other names scheduled to appear include saxophonist Chris Potter, drummer Eric Harland, The Bad Plus and vocalist Lizz Wright. Tickets for all these shows and more have been on sale since March 18, and more names will be announced in the near future.

 

For tickets and information, go to www.efglondonjazzfestival.org.uk

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