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Jazz re:freshed Weekly to return in September 2022.

Thursday, July 28, 2022

The series will take place at a new location at 91 Living Room in Brick Lane from 1st September 2022. Programme for September and October attached.

We have received the following press release;

 

Jazz re:freshed Weekly Returns After A Three Year Hiatus


The series will take place at a new location at 91 Living Room in Brick Lane from 1st September 2022


Artists lined-up to perform include DoomCannon, Colectiva and Deschanel Gordon


Sponsorship support from UK music licensing company PPL

 


“An incredible platform for new artists”
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Jazz re:freshed Weekly, the acclaimed live series which shines a light on emerging talent from the UK jazz scene, will make a much-anticipated return this autumn after a three-year hiatus with a new residency at 91 Living Room in Brick Lane. Running every Thursday from 9pm, the series will kick off on 1st September with a performance from DoomCannon,the project fronted by London pianist, composer and producer Dominic Canning, with additional shows in September from a host of up-and-coming acts including Parisian bassist and singer Amy Gadiaga, Hackney-born pianist and BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year winner Deschanel Gordon, and blending African, Latin and jazz stylings, the all-female group Colectiva.


Jazz re:freshed Weekly was launched in 2003 and quickly went on to become widely regarded as one of the most vibrant and dynamic events on the scene; a key space to discover the UK’s most exciting new jazz talent as well as an opportunity to catch shows from more established artists who have developed through the Jazz re:freshed movement including the likes of Nubya Garcia, Ezra Collective, Shabaka Hutchings, Moses Boyd and Ashley Henry.


Adam Moses, Jazz re:freshed Co-Founder, Event Curator & Label Director:
“The Jazz re:freshed team is excited to bring the weekly back into the real world and at a new East London home.  We’re all about supporting the cultivation of young, female and culturally diverse talent, giving artists the opportunity to play in front of an audience who is respectful and appreciative of the music.  It’s just as important to us to ensure diversity of audiences as well as musicians and we have a commitment to continuing this work.”


PPL, the UK’s music licensing company for more than 130,000 performers and recording rightsholders, is supporting Jazz re:freshed Weekly. PPL Chief Executive Officer Peter Leathem said:
“In recent years we have seen a revival in UK jazz as a new generation of talented artists and musicians have developed the genre and created critically acclaimed music in the process. Jazz re:freshed played a valuable role in supporting this up-and-coming talent and the return of Jazz re:freshed Weekly will provide yet more artists with the opportunity to establish and grow their careers. PPL is proud to offer its backing to Jazz re:freshed Weekly and to support this important, exciting space for new music.”


Jazz re:freshed Weekly September/October 2022 line up:

1st September DoomCannon


8th September Amy Gadiaga


15th September Insxght


22nd September Deschanel Gordon


29 September Colectiva


6th October DC Trio


13th October Alex Cosmo Blake


27th October R D E Trio (Eddie Nache)


Tickets will be available via Dice.FM


More information about Jazz re:freshed:


Jazz re:freshed is a non-profit organisation which aims to amplify and promote the voice of UK jazz that’s accessible for all. Winner of Label of the Year Award in the 2020 AIM Awards, their dedicated label focuses on recognising up and coming talent which has included rising stars such as Ashley Henry, Richard Spaven and Nubya Garcia. In the same year, Jazz re:freshed received the Jazz FM Innovation Award.  2019 saw Jazz re:freshed receive an H100 services to music award and a Mercury Prize nomination for Album of the Year2019 for Cassie Kinoshi’s SEED ensemble debut release, Driftglass. The movement began back in 2003 spearheaded by Justin McKenzie & Adam Moses and joined by Yvette Griffith in 2013.  Starting as a platform to challenge elitism and prejudice within the jazz community that had side lined cultural diversity in the music for far too long, Jazz re:freshed has since affected seismic change to the cultural diversity of UK jazz. Through the development of Jazz re:freshed, with the help of funding from both Arts Council England and PRS Foundation as a Talent Development Partner, this not for profit organisation has now expanded by forming its own record label, annual festival, film club, club nights, band development programmes, paradigm changing international showcasing initiative JAZZ RE:FRESHED OUTERNATIONAL and much more.