Ferry joins the in crowd

Bryan Ferry's 1920s-style revisioning of his 1970s hits has been added to the ever-broadening bill at the Love Supreme festival this July, along Courtney Pine, Gregory Porter and Chic featuring Nile Rodgers

In an update to the Love Supreme Festival line-up, Bryan Ferry has been confirmed as the Saturday headliner on 6 July 2013.

He will appear with the Bryan Ferry Orchestra in an exclusive performance of his new musical venture, The Jazz Age, reviewed in Jazz Journal, February 2013. The album is a set of Ferry compositions arranged and played in the style of 1920s jazz; what Ferry refers to as "the music I liked listening to when I was a young lad". The set at Love Supreme will be split into two parts, including music from Ferry's Roxy Music years.

Courtney Pine has also been confirmed to play the festival's "Jazz big top" on Saturday 6 July, performing songs from his House of Legends album. Looking to this festival performance, Pine said: "Playing concerts in front of a live outdoor audience is a huge thrill for the improvising musician . . . This Love Supreme Jazz Festival is huge and will be banging!"

Vocalist Gregory Porter has also been added to the line-up, as well as Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, soul-folk singer Michael Kiwanuka, Roller Trio, GoGo Penguin, and American acapella group Naturally 7.

Visit lovesupremefestival.com for all the latest information and ticket prices.

Sally Evans-Darby

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