Coming up this next Saturday: the Speakers Corner Quartet open for a Legend of the Jazz world, a prolific player.. a pioneer in electronic synth fusion and a hero to every self respecting composer and musician alive.. HERBIE HANCOCK.. !!! It doesnt get much better than this!!
Sat – Nov 15th [From 3pm]Live @ The Royal Festival Hall – South Bank – London
8.00pm: HERBIE HANCOCK SEXTET
[Royal Festival Hall] SOLD OUT!!
3pm – 6pm: HERBIE REMIXED
[The Clore Ballroom] FREE ENTRY!!
SPEAKERS CORNER QUARTET on stage 4.30pm
SOWETO KINCH & ORPHY ROBINSON on stage 3pm
A fresh take on Herbie Hancock from Southbank Centre’s multi-talented group of Emerging Artists in Residence (EAR). Experience a range of interpretations of Herbie’s music from some of the most exciting young jazz artists around, as well as genre-spanning performances from several of the EAR themselves.
This extraordinary and packed bill includes performances from Jazz Alive, the project facilitated by Orphy Robinson and Soweto Kinch, Speakers Corner Quartet, and Manchester-based brass massive Riot Jazz, as well as versions of classics such as Chameleon, Maiden Voyage and Butterfly by EAR artists Nila Raja, Mieko, Ping Lee and Max Hallett’s Super Best Friends Club.
HERBIE REMIXED event is FREE [3pm-6pm]HERBIE HANCOCK SEXTET concert is SOLD OUT!
The SCQ will be playing a version of “Maiden Voyage”. Exclusive.