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‘futuristic in tone but hardwired to an ancient and deeply spiritual vision of what music can achieve’ ★★★★ Guardian
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 London to Cape Town, but primarily from her residency in Bronzeville, Chicago.
As Pitchfork puts it, The Oracle ‘serves as a vibrant, spiritual, free-jazz document of black life as it stands today’.
Please note that this is a standing event, seating is limited. Please call the Box Office on 020 7520 1490 to discuss your access requirements.
The 2019 EFG London Jazz Festival returns to Kings Place this November, along with an illustrious line-up of international artists.
Norwegian iconoclast, Jan Bang, returns with Matt Calvert (Three Trapped Tigers) for a mesmerising musical presentation of Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin, while veteran Cuban violinist Omar Puente teams up with Courtney Pine, Alex Wilson and Dennis Rollins for a special tribute event.
Dan Tepfer brings his Yamaha Disklavier to the Hall One for an extraordinary improvisatory AV show, Natural Machines. Check the website for new announcements.