In the Mix- Sunday FREE Jazz by Soweto Kinch

In the Mix- Sunday FREE Jazz by Soweto Kinch

Rich Mix is proud to present its new partnership with Soweto Kinch that will bring a new flavour each week to Rich Mix Bar; a selection of guest artists and performers, taking jazz to the next level.

Each week this free event will welcome award winning musicians playing the finest jazz music as well as well as new writing and the cross-genre sound of theatre and performance. There will also be opportunities to perform alongside the musicians and a range of theatre makers from the UK and beyond.

Programme

25 January Femi Temowo
1 February Femi Temowo
8 February Z-U
15 February Z-U
22 February Femi Temowo
1 March Femi Temowo
8 March Soweto Kinch and friends
15 March Z-U
22 March Z-U
29 March Soweto Kinch and friends

Soweto Kinch (www.myspace.com/sowetokinch)

Award winning alto-saxophonist and MC Soweto Kinch is one of the most exciting and versatile young musicians in both the British jazz and hip hop scenes. He has amassed an impressive list of accolades and awards on both sides of the Atlantic, including two MOBOs, four BBC Jazz awards and a Mercury Music Prize nomination.

“Mr Kinch demonstrates what England has to teach [the USA] about narrative Hip-Hop. Don’t sleep on Mr Kinch.” (The New York Times)

Femi Temowo (www.myspace.com/femitemowo)

Femi Temowo is a guitarist ‘par excellence’. After graduating from Middlesex University, where he studied Jazz, he was approached by Soweto Kinch to join his then brand new quartet. Femi is a regular guitar tutor at Tech Music School, a contemporary music institute based in West London. He also gives master classes and seminars all over the UK and Europe as part of ‘The Urbanator Project,’ a music education programme founded by violinist Michal Urbaniak.

Z-U (www.myspace.com/zumusik)

Z-U are a three piece band striving to push forward the boundaries of improvised music. They create a homogenous sound that reflects the eclectic range of influences of its members by taking the raw elements of jazz and incorporating electronics, loops and effects. The band has performed in many popular venues in London such as The Vortex, Spitz, Notting Hill Arts Club and regularly play the festival circuit, including a forthcoming performance at the London Jazz Festival.

Region: All
Start Date: 25/01/2009
End Date: 29/03/2009
Start Time: 14.00 to 17.00
Venue: Rich Mix Cultural Foundation
Venue Address: 35-47 Bethnal Green, London
Celebs Attending: Soweto Kinch, Femi Tomowo, Z-U
Website: http://www.richmix.org.uk/artsandculture.htm
Press Tickets: Not Available
Sponsorship: Not Available
 
Press Tickets:
Name: Susan Simmonds
Phone: 020 7613 7498