GMF London Jazz Workshop & Music Festival 2014
London, UK, 17–21 April 2014
Concerts, Festival Club and Jam sessions
Each day will feature a full programme of Concerts in the heart of London at Kings Place, along with more intimate gigs at the Festival Club and Late Night Jam Sessions, which you are invited to stay on for, where the students, teachers and performers mix it up together. Jam sessions can be very spirited, joyful and spontaneous affairs. It’s worth staying to see what happens…
The Festival brings a team of some of the worlds leading Jazz Artists to Kings Place. Don't miss performances by René Marie, Jeremy Pelt and the Global Art Ensemble, Musica Paradiso and the London Filmharmonic Orchestra. Entry is FREE to all concerts in Halls 1 and 2 for all those attending the Workshops as a participant or a listener!
A series of gigs in the more intimate Hall Two with fully licensed bar service. Each night after the set you are invited
to stay on for the jam session, where students, teachers and performers mix it up together.
Hall 2 @ 20.00
Opening Concert and Festival Club
Great Musicians of our Time: Bruce Barth
Bruce Barth – piano, Duncan Hopkins - bass, Stephen Keogh - drums, plus special guest Jean Toussaint
Followed by jam session.
Hall 1 @ 19.30
“Musica Paradiso” Starring: Tina May & Guillermo Rozenthuler with the London Filmharmonic Orchestra conducted by Raphael Hurwitz
Tina May – vocals, Guillermo Rozenthuler – Vocals, Barry Green – piano, Arnie Somogyi – bass, Francesco Petreni - drums
Jeremy Pelt plays ‘Close to My Heart’ with the Global Arts Ensemble Chamber Orchestra
Jeremy Pelt with the Global Arts Ensemble conducted by Dave O’Rourke,
Bruce Barth - piano, Duncan Hopkins - bass, Stephen Keogh - drums
Hall 2 @ 2200 Festival Club - Jim Mullen – jazz and fusion guitar legend.
Jim Mullen – guitar (featured artist), Alex Davis – bass, TBC – piano, Scott Duff – drums
Followed by jam session hosted by Barry Green
Hall 1 @ 19.30 - Rene Marie
Rene Marie – vocals, Bruce Barth – piano, Arnie Somogyi – bass, Stephen Keogh - drums
Hall 2 @ 21.15
Festival Club – Dave O’Rourke and Friends
Dave O’Rourke with Barry Green, Alex Davis - bass & Eddie Hick– drums, + Special guests
Followed by Jam Session hosted by Barry Green
Hall 2 @ 18.00
GMF Student Concert
The course culminates with a public concert in which students and teachers participate.After five days of intensive workshops, jams and concerts, all the students and teachers that took part in the GMF London Jazz Workshops come together for a final public concert.
With Jeremy Pelt
19 April, 2pm–4pm
With Rene Marie
20 April, 2pm–4pm
*These masterclasses are offered as part of the course to the whole group. A limited number of tickets will be on sale to the public.
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