A four-night celebration of British Jazz at the South Bank

Serious and the Southbank Centre have just announced "Great British jazz:  six decades of tributes, stories and improvisation".  the dates are July 19th, 23rd, 26th (Purcell Room) and 25th (Queen Elizabeth Hall). The third evening is a tribute to the late Dankworth hosted by Dame Cleo Laine, with a big band led by led Alec Dankworth (above), and featuring a performance of What the Dickens. Full details


1) Evan Parker: The Freedom Principle: 50 Years of British Impro

Tuesday 19 July, Purcell Room, 7.45pm, Tickets £15 £10


2) Tomorrow's Warriors Jazz Orchestra playingthe music of Steve Williamson

Saturday 23 July, Purcell Room, 7.45pm, Tickets £13


3) A big  band tribute to John Dankworth,  : What the Dickens?

Monday 25 July, Queen Elizabeth Hall, 7.30pm, Tickets £25 £20 £10

4) Soweto Kinch evokes the spirit of Joe Harriott
Tuesday 26 July, Queen Elizabeth Hall, 7.30pm, Tickets £20 £10

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