Kirk Degiorgio – Dingwalls Special Still talkinâ loud and sayinâ something! A six-hour homage to Gilles Peterson and Patrick Forgeâs legendary Dingwalls club night. Part 1. A six-hour homage to the legendary Dingwalls club night by Kirk Degiorgio. Yes please!
August has quickly reared it’s head and we’ve got more great things lined up at The Jazz Meet for the rest of summer. Read on to find out more… We kick things off this month at Floripa on Sunday 5th August with the first of two resident sessions. The Jazz Meet Band led by Jake Telford on sax and Jessica Lauren on keys will be in attendance, ably assisted by resident DJs Sid Ford and Jarred Rice on the decks. On August 12th, as the XXX Olympiad packs its bags and heads to Heathrow to catch a plane to Rio, we’ll be putting on our very own closing party with a Brazilian Special featuring the vocal talents of MS HEIDI VOGEL, the Jazz Meet Band and DJs Nik Weston and Rob Coley. And finally, if you’re not heading out westside on Bank Holiday Sunday 26th August, we’ll be putting on
Your monthly reminder for what promises to be an exciting month at Floripa for The Jazz Meet. Jazz Meet bassist Jason Simpson kicks things off on the 1st with his accomplished quintet, while on the 15th we welcome Swedish songstress Liz Elensky on to the Jazz Meet stage for the first of our special jazz vocalist sessions. We’re very excited to host only the third gig of former Hackney Colliery Band saxophonist Cath Roberts’ new septet project, Quadraceratops on the 29th – we’ve seen them in action and they are amazing. The Jazz Meet Band hold court on the 8th July and 22nd July and by now you should know what to expect – lively soul jazz with an occasional Afro-Latin feel… they kick hard. Special guest DJ this month is Rob Whitlock on the 8th, one of the deepest jazz collectors we know (and we know a fair few). It’s
We’re half way through the year and we’re still holding down our weekly Sunday residency at Floripa in Old Street. We’d got some rather special line-ups in June and we’d love you to come and join us for one or two! First off, we have a bank holiday Jubilee special on Sunday June 3rd but whilst everyone else is celebrating all things British, we thought we’d add a slight twist. So come Sunday expect a little Latin Jazz jam hosted by conguero Mark Townson (Caractacus the Conga Conqueror), vocalist Andre Espeut (Los Charly’s Orchestra) and featuring a number of London’s finest Latin jazz players. DJ support comes from Jazz Meet resident Rob Coley and special guest Vince Vella (Havana Cultura) who’ll be digging deep for the Latin jazz rarities. Also joining us this month on a live tip will be London-based saxophonist, producer and composer Max Grunhard who brings his quartet
A few pictures from the recent Finn Peters gig at Floripa, where he debuted his new trip project ‘The Grip’ alongside drummer Tom Skinner and tuba player Oren Marshall. All pictures taken by Graham Bergdahl (bergseyeview) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/bergseyeview [nggallery id=4]