Jazz In The Round
LONDON Southbank Centre / The Clore Ballroom
Jazz from all sides for a Festival re-invention of Jez Nelson’s monthly sessions, here featuring US clarinettist Oran Etkin; who, having been mentored by the world jazz guru Yusef Lateef, creates a mix of the jazz tradition and ancient musics from around the planet; guitarist Jeff Ballard, and Mercury-nominated Brits Roller Trio alongside Festival guests.
'Oran Etkin makes mobility seem as natural as breathing' (NY Times)
'Roller Trio are dark, menacing and bass heavy – the new sound of British jazz' (Gilles Peterson).
This will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 at 11pm on Monday 8 December.