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Once Upon A November

Pelin Opcin Programming Director of London Jazz Festival and Francesca Segal.

Cerys is joined by award-winning writer and journalist Francesca Segal on World Prematurity Day (which occurs on the 17th of November every year) to discuss her new book 'Mother Ship'. An electrifying memoir ,a hymn to the sustaining power of women’s friendship, and a loving celebration of the two small girls – and their mother – who defy the odds.

Programming Director of the EFG London Jazz Festival Pelin Opcin stops by to chat about this years event with a particular insight into the Bauhaus 100th A Musical Exploration held at The Barbican on Sunday 24 November.

The Festival was created 27 years ago. It spans over 350 gigs across 70 venues around the city and featuring the talents of over 2000 musicians.

There's music from Rachid Taha, Gazelle Twin and Bonnie Prince Billy. Plus Archive from Mose Allison, Petula Clark,Neil Young and Jeff Buckley.

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Sun 17 Nov 2019 10:00

Music Played

  • Guillermo Portabales

    El Carretero

  • Foat

    Of My Hands

  • Joanne and Sonny

    Journey

  • Celeste

    Lately

  • Los Pirañas

    Todos Tenemos Hogar

  • Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Doveman

    Kestrel

  • Daoirí Farrell

    Sweet Portadown

  • Willie Mitchell

    The Champion. Pt 1

  • The Travelers Of Zion

    I Want You To Help Me

  • Rachael Dadd

    Arrows

  • Justin Hinds & The Dominoes

    Drink Milk

  • Ketty Lester

    Porgy I's Your Woman Now

  • Röyksopp

    Thank You

  • Sampa the Great

    Mwana (feat. Mwanje, Theresa Mutale Tembo, Sunburnt Soul Choir)

  • Malena Zavala

    En La Noche

  • Mary Wells

    Two Lovers

  • Bonnie “Prince” Billy

    Squid Eye

  • Herbie Hancock

    Cantaloupe Island

  • Bau.haus.klang

    Kinetisches Fest

  • Daniel Brandt

    Sailboats III

  • Erkin Koray

    Cemalim

  • The Tennors

    Do The Reggae

  • Mose Allison

    The Seventh Son

  • Spilt Decision Band

    Watchin Out

  • Quantic

    Orquídea (Sampology Remix) (feat. Sly5thAve)

  • Mulatu Astatke

    Yèkèrmo Sèw

  • Sefi Zisling & Rejoicer

    Yesterday's Forest Magic

  • Luke De-Sciscio

    R.O.B.Y.N

  • Atahualpa Yupanqui

    Los Ejes De Mi Carreta

  • Abu

    Habibi Ya Leil

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