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King’s Place

November 2019

Maurice Louca Elephantine Band

November 15 @ 8:30 pm
King’s Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG
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£18.50

MARSM and Kings Place present Maurice Louca, an Egyptian musician and composer born in Cairo, is one of the most gifted, prolific and adventurous figures on Egypt’s thriving experimental arts scene today. Maurice Louca has in recent years garnered a global reputation through two previous solo albums and an expanding, evolving lineup of genre-defying collaborations. The Wire called his 2014 sophomore solo effort, Salute the Parrot ‘remarkable music—dense, driven and splashed with colour’. In 2017, the self-titled debut by Lekhfa, the trio of Louca and vocalists Maryam…

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Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science Community

November 16 @ 7:00 pm
King’s Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG
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£25.00

The resident artist at this year’s EFG London Jazz Festival is Terri Lyne Carrington, the legendary American drummer, composer, singer, and producer who has worked with the likes of Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dianne Reeves and Esperanza Spalding amongst others. She will be taking up residence over the first weekend of the festival in Kings Place, as part of the Venus Unwrapped series, in what will be her first EFG London Jazz festival appearance since 2016. This early evening performance of…

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Angel Bat Dawid

November 16 @ 8:00 pm
King’s Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG
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£16.50

Only a few years after her emergence in Chicago’s jazz & improvised music scene, composer, clarinettist, singer and spiritual jazz visionary Angel Bat Dawid is already a phenomenon in Chicago’s avant-garde with her daring sound, spirit and magnetism of her cosmic musical proselytizing. Her debut on International Anthem, The Oracle, recorded on cassette tape, includes tracks that Angel created entirely alone – performing, overdubbing & mixing all instruments and voices by herself – recorded using only her mobile phone in various locations, from…

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Making Tracks

November 17 @ 7:30 pm
King’s Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG
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£24.50

Since 2010, Making Tracks has brought world-class and diverse music from all corners of the globe to a network of leading venues throughout the UK. Re-launching this year, Making Tracks’ ambitious new model brings together emerging artists from the UK and around the world to showcase unique musical traditions, initiate new collaborations and contribute towards a global network of socially and environmentally-engaged musicians. Following a 10-day rural residency, the group will go on tour around the UK, performing at concerts and leading music…

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Zimpel/Ziolek

November 20 @ 8:00 pm
King’s Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG
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£14.50

EFG London Jazz Festival & Luminate are proud to present Wacław Zimpel and Jakub Ziołek, two of the most celebrated and prolific Polish artists of the younger generation. Their output consist of many albums recorded mostly in collaboration with other artists and with special projects, exploring jazz, post-minimalism, folk traditions and psychedelia. Zimpel and Ziołek’s combined efforts have been captured on a self-titled album for Instant Classic. It’s an oneiric fusion of genres fusing lush psychedelic music of electronic and acoustic origins. The album…

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Faraj Suleiman

November 21 @ 8:00 pm
King’s Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG
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£22.50

After selling out his first UK appearance at last year’s festival, renowned Palestinian composer and pianist Faraj Suleiman returns to the capital to play an exclusive quintet show. Born in a village in the upper Galilee, Suleiman has been playing the piano since the tender age of three. Influenced by his passion for Arabic music and eastern rhythms, it’s both Suleiman’s groundbreaking original compositions as well as his compelling renditions that have led him to become one of the leading composers of…

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Aurora Orchestra – Far, Far Away – Beethoven and the Dinosaurs

November 30 @ 10:00 am
King’s Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG
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£6.50

Travel back in time 200 million years to the age of the dinosaurs. Dance with a Diplodocus, soar with a Pterodactyl, and roar like a Tyrannosaur. This immersive storytelling concert features new chamber arrangements of Beethoven’s iconic music and an original story from Kate Wakeling, critically-acclaimed poet and Aurora Writer-in-Residence. Audiences are invited to listen, sing, dance, and enter a magical world of music, discovery, and play. Part of Far, Far Away, an Aurora Orchestra series of storytelling performances for children and families. Full…

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