1st London Latin Jazz Fest Showcasing the UKs Finest Artists
- THE HOTTEST GIGS OF THE SUMMER ARE ON THE WAY!
A blistering array of the UK's finest Latin jazz artists is set to create a musical heatwave over four nights in the heart of Soho, from
Thursday 19th Sunday 22nd September.
Over four extraordinary concerts, the London Latin Jazz Fest brings together the cream of the UK's musical talents at the Jazz Club Soho,10 Dean Street, W1.
Every night, the festival presents icons of the UK scene Alex Wilson; Snowboy & the Latin Section and Roberto Pla & his Latin Ensemble. This is the only opportunity this summer to hear these artists and get up close to their music.
On Thursday 19th September, the festival opens with an explosive Latin jazz concert, fuelled by Roberto Pla and his 10-piece Latin Ensemble. Colombian-born Pla's Latin Ensemble features a roll call of the UK's most gifted musicians and vocalists.
On Friday 20th September, Alex Wilson's London Latin Jazz Fest Quintet
offers music lovers a unique listening experience. The special group of virtuosos includes: Wilson on piano; René Alvarez on trombone and vocals, trumpeter Shanti Paul Jayasinha , Venezuelan percussion maestro Edwin Sanz and Davide Mantovani on bass.
On Saturday 21st September, two grand pianos and two masters of the instrument take centre-stage at the festival. For the first time, Alex Wilson and Jason Rebello combine their ferocious talents to take the Latin jazz piano to the limit. Rebello was part of Sting's live and recording group for six years.
On Sunday 22nd September, Snowboy and the Latin Section deliver the Fest's raucous finale, with an ever defiant Latin punch. Led by multi-percussionist Mark `Snowboy' Cotgrove, this crew are Europe's leading Afro-Cuban Jazz performers and recording artists.
BOOK TICKETS: 0845 6027 017 (international +44 845 6027 017)
MORE/BOOK ONLINE: www.londonlatinjazzfest.com
VENUE: Pizza Express, Jazz Club Soho, 10 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D 3RW