Preview: EFG London Jazz update

Serious, producer of the EFG London Jazz Festival, has announced a second wave of shows for this November's 25th anniversary festival

The 2017 EFG London Jazz Festival - which runs from Friday 10 to Sunday 19 November - will celebrate the event's 25th birthday and promises an extensive line-up of performers. Following the opening announcement of artists and shows (previewed by Jazz Journal here), festival producer Serious has released details of another 10 concerts. This second wave of performers includes Ben Cottrell's big band Beats & Pieces, French bassist Henri Texier, the duo of Chris Thile and Brad Mehldau, and a matinee appearance at the Barbican by Cuban pianists Chucho Valdez (pictured right) and Gonzalo Rubalcaba.

The full second wave is as follows:

Tomasz Stanko Quartet - Friday 10, Cadogan Hall

Chucho Valdez and Gonzalo Rubalcaba - Saturday 11, Barbican (matinee show)

Andy Sheppard Quartet - Saturday 11, King's Place

Chris Thile and Brad Mehldau - Sunday 12, Barbican

Taksim Trio & Dorantes: Mediterranean Gypsies - Monday 13, Cadogan Hall

Ben L'Oncle Soul: Sings Frank Sinatra - Wednesday 15, Cadogan Hall

Bill Laurance - Thursday 16, King's Place

Henri Texier - Friday 17, King's Place

Beats & Pieces - Friday 17, Rich Mix

Stefano Bollani - Saturday 18, Cadogan Hall

For more information and ticket sales please go to the EFG London Jazz Festival website.

Bruce Lindsay


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