EFG London Jazz Festival

When:
October
Artistic Director:
John Cumming
Co-producers:
51 Kingsway Place, Sans Walk
EC1R 0LU London
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 73241880
Fax: +44 20 73241881

News

EFG London Jazz Festival 2016

by EFG London Jazz Festival on Wed, 16/11/2016 - 09:15
Friday 11 – Sunday 20 November 2016 Full programme information and tickets from efglondonjazzfestival.org.uk      The Festival returns for 10 days this November with a line-up packed with fresh new talent including Kandace Springs, Christian Scott and Theo Croker, alongside jazz heavyweights including Wayne... read more

EFG London Jazz Festival: 13-22 November 2015

by EFG London Jazz Festival on Fri, 06/11/2015 - 17:39
2,000+ artists. 300+ gigs. 50+ venues. 23 years. 1 city The 10-day celebration of jazz that is the EFG London Jazz festival is less than two weeks away.   This year’s blistering line-up reveals a jazz treasure trove with a wealth of style, personality and community across the city. We’ve got young guns making their big... read more

Jazz for Kids: engage the Children - London Jazz Festival Roundtable - 16th November at Southbank Centre, London, UK

by EFG London Jazz Festival on Mon, 17/11/2014 - 08:58
Jazz for Kids: engage the Children - London Jazz Festival Roundtable - 16th November at Southbank Centre, London, UK This roundtable discussion, kindly organized by Serious/the EFG London Jazz Festival, was the starting point of this project aiming at coming up with a methodology for producing and presenting jazz concerts for... read more

EFG LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL – JULY ANNOUNCEMENT

by EFG London Jazz Festival on Sat, 23/08/2014 - 11:39
  EFG LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL – JULY ANNOUNCEMENT This month’s announcement sees yet more world-class talent heading to London in November.
With a particular focus on the strength of the European scene, we present Rusconi, Jef Neve, Alexander Hawkins and Marcin Masecki - pianists pushing at the... read more

London Jazz Festival 15-24 November 2013

by EFG London Jazz Festival on Thu, 14/11/2013 - 17:10
'One of the best jazz festivals in the world' (The Guardian) 2013 marks the 21st birthday of the capital’s biggest city-wide music festival in a 10-day celebration of music that extends throughout London, taking an extraordinary range of live music to venues of every shape and size. You can view our brochure... read more

LONDONJAZZNEWS - Three images of the Jazzahead conference

by EFG London Jazz Festival on Thu, 02/05/2013 - 12:58
Three images of the Jazzahead conference     Paul Zauner and Mike Chadwick The world's largest jazz conference here in Bremen is an occasion for unexpected meetings. The number of people involved in jazz from all over the... read more

LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL Fri 15 - Sun 24 November 2013

by EFG London Jazz Festival on Wed, 24/04/2013 - 23:51
First Shows On Sale Friday Wednesday 17 April 2013 It's the moment we've all been waiting for. The EFG London Jazz Festival is back with a new title sponsor and a fantastic first show announcement. The EFG Excellence Series includes Jazz Voice at the Barbican Centre, Sonny Rollins at the Royal Albert Hall and... read more

LJF Reviews: Financial Times

by EFG London Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:28
Terence Blanchard, Ambrose Akinmusire 4* - "Uplifting and intense, the tone was set for a late-show jam." Full review here. Matthew Shipp Trio 4* - "Shipp juxtaposes brittle, spider-and-spike runs with sustained vamps that change key, alter shape and explode into dense, closely-textured chords." Full... read more

LJF Reviews: Daily Mirror

by EFG London Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:26
A glowing 5* review on Lucinda Williams' weekend at the Royal Festival Hall... "Lucinda Williams and her band played nearly four hours of the best live music you'll hear anywhere in the world." Full review here.

LJF Reviews: The Evening Standard

by EFG London Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:24
Ravi Coltrane 4* - "The set-closer, Countdown, was one of his father's fiercest workouts, a labyrinthine version of the old Miles Davis standard, Tune Up. Ravi ripped through it as to the manner born." Full review here. Sonny Rollins 5* -  "From the moment he began to play, that uniquely warm, husky... read more

9-18.11. London Jazz Festival

by EFG London Jazz Festival on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 17:14
The London Jazz Festival returns from Fri 9 – Sun 18 November with a host of world-class artists and homegrown emerging stars, packed into back-to-back concerts across the capital.   The London Jazz Festival is produced by creative producers Serious. Serious is one of the leading UK producers of... read more

London jazz star Symeon Cosburn signs to OT Records

by EFG London Jazz Festival on Fri, 13/01/2006 - 11:19
Symeon Cosburn, who has been a regular feature on the London jazz scene, has signed a multi-album deal with OT Records.  Symeon Cosburn is one of the major young male jazz-influenced singing & song writing talents in London. His influences include Mel Tormé, Chet Baker, Mark Murphy, Carmen McRae and of course Ella... read more

2006 London International Jazz Competition for Vocalists

by EFG London Jazz Festival on Fri, 30/09/2005 - 12:24
2006 London International Jazz Competition for Vocalists As one of the key centres of Jazz it is perhaps surprising that London has never been host to an International Jazz Competition. 2006 will see an important and exciting new event in the Jazz calendar - the first annual London International Jazz Competition to be held at the... read more

London Jazz Festival 2005

by EFG London Jazz Festival on Thu, 01/09/2005 - 12:00
November 11 - 20, 2005 11-Nov-05: Tord Gustavsen Trio - Wigmore Hall, London12-Nov-05: Italian Instabile Orchestra - Purcell Room, London 12-Nov-05: The Bad Plus - Queen Elizabeth Hall, London13-Nov-05: Liam Noble's Romance Among the Fishes + Stan Sulzmann/John Parricelli Quartet - Purcell Room, London 14-Nov-05: McCoy Tyner... read more