Thursday, 30 August 2018

Jazz Jamaica All Stars at Hull

On Saturday 17th November, the closing night of Hull Jazz Festival 26th Winter Edition, Gary Crosby presents Jazz Jamaica All Stars with special guests Brinsley Forde (Aswad), Noel McKoy and rising vocal stars, Dem Three. "The Trojan Story" is a spectacular live concert chronicling 50 years of the legendary label and artists of Trojan Records.

‘one of the UK’s leading good-time bands’ The Independent on Jazz Jamaica

Gary Crosby has hand-picked established and rising stars to perform with the legends of Reggae and Soul - Forde and McKoy. The stellar line-up features award-winning saxophonists Denys Baptiste and Camilla George, trumpeter Mark Kavuma, and Shirley Tetteh on guitar. They’ll be joined by members of the hip jazz strings quartet - Tomorrow’s Warriors StringTing. This is an exciting opportunity to also see the next generation of stars in the making - Cherise Adams-Burnett, Kianja Harvey-Elliott and Cara Crosby-Irons, collectively known as Dem 3.

Jazz Jamaica All Stars will also be joined on stage by Hull Freedom Chorus, led by inspirational gospel choir leader Mark de Lisser, voice coach on BBC1’s The Voice. Mark was also the gospel choir music arranger for this year’s Royal Wedding.

Saturday 17 November, Hull City Hall. Box office: 01482 300306

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