London Jazz Festival 2014 Launch
From Ronnie Scott's, Jez Nelson hosts the opening of 2014's EFG London Jazz Festival. With Stanley Clarke, John Surman, Karin Krog and Louis Moholo-Moholo and Dee Dee Bridgewater.
Jez Nelson hosts a special edition of Jazz on 3 live from Ronnie Scott's jazz club in Soho on the opening night of the 2014 EFG London Jazz Festival.
As ever the programme features exclusive performances from some of the most sought-after acts at the festival, celebrating the breadth and quality of the jazz scene today. The line-up includes virtuosic bassist Stanley Clarke with his new band, and one of the most important British jazz musicians of the last 40 years, reeds player John Surman, in a duet with vocalist Karin Krog. Also on the billing are South African drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo, in a quartet with leading British improvisers; and star singer-songwriter, Dee Dee Bridgewater, performing an intimate late-night set.
Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producer: Chris Elcombe and Peggy Sutton.
Stanley Clarke Quartet in concert at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London on 14 November 2014
Jez chats to Stanley Clarke on stage
The impact of The Blue Notes on the British scene
Louis Moholo-Moholo’s Dedication Quartet in concert at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London on 14 November 2014
Branford Marsalis Quartet in concert at the Royal Festival Hall, London on 14 November 2014
John Surman and Karin Krogg in concert at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London on 14 November 2014
The Bad Plus in concert at the Jazz Cafe, London in 2008
Exclusive Track from Roller Trio
Dee Dee Bridgewater in concert at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London on 14 November 2014
Jez chats to Dee Dee Bridgewater on stage
Stanley Clarke (bass); Beka Gochiashvili (piano); Cameron Graves (keyboards); Michael Mitchell (drums)
Louis Moholo-Moholo's Dedication Quartet:
Jason Yarde (saxophones); Steve Beresford (piano); John Edwards (double bass); Louis Moholo-Moholo (drums)
John Surman and Karin Krogg:
John Surman (baritone saxophone, effects); Karin Krog (vocals)
Dee Dee Bridgewater:
Dee Dee Bridgewater (vocals); Theo Croker (trumpet); Irwin Hall (saxophone and flute); Michael King (piano, Rhodes and keyboards); Eric Wheeler (double bass); Kassa Overall (drums)