For the first time, BBC Music Introducing and PRS Foundation teamed up to showcase new UK music at Winter Jazzfest 2018. The festival, based in New York, was originally created to present the latest and most cutting edge of jazz acts, and has become one of the genre's most definitive events.
“I’m honoured and excited to bring some of the most innovative young artists coming out of the fascinating UK scene to the spiritual home of jazz - New York” - Gilles Peterson
Gilles Peterson will be broadcasting coverage from Winter Jazzfest 2018 during his BBC Radio 6 Music show on Saturday 10th February 2018.
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The Comet Is Coming
Mercury nominated cosmic psych-jazz heroes The Comet Is Coming have built somewhat of a cult following on the UK live circuit. Headlining the evening, they promise a high octane performance in the spirit of space jazz behemoth Sun Ra.