Following our successful digital programme last year, we build on this for 2022 with a wide-ranging programme of streams, screens, and online content.
Live Streams and Video Premieres
A select list of live streams to international audiences from venues across London, live streamed panel discussions and interviews, films of creative engagement project with communities, video premieres of filmed performances and a special watchlist of exquisite concert films.
Jazz Voice with Kurt Elling, Shingai, Mica Millar, Marisha Wallace, Carroll Thompson, Amythyst Kiah, Dana Masters, Ian Shaw
Friday 11 November 7:30pm - Live at the Royal Festival Hall as part of the EFG Elements Series.
Listen live on BBC Radio 3 here Friday 11 November at 7:30pm (GMT)
Watch in the UK on live television on BBC FOUR on Sunday 13th November 00:05 here
Marcin Wasilewski Trio & the BBC Concert Orchestra pay tribute to matchless trumpeter Tomasz Stańko
Wednesday 16 November at 7:30pm - The Tomasz Stanko Story with BBC Concert Orchestra and members of the Martin Wasilewki Trio: Listen live on BBCR3 here
BBC Young Jazz Musician Final
A chance to see the next generation of jazz talent as BBC Young Jazz Musician reaches its final stage.
Saturday 19 November at 7:30pm - The evening will be filmed for broadcast on BBC Four on Sunday 20 November 2022 and will be also available to stream for UK audiences on BBC iPlayer here
Online Screening: The Black Saint and The Sinner Lady
As part of the celebrations for Charles Mingus’ centenary, experience a new perspective on Mingus' big band masterpiece The Black Saint & The Sinner Lady. In this kaleidoscopic film, world-class dancers move to the wildly sensual, rhythmically explosive classic album, celebrating its beautiful melodies, complex structure and huge emotional range. The film is available to stream online from 1-20th November here
Morning Movement Online Dance Workshop
Join dancers from The Black Saint & The Sinner Lady film for a 30 minute online session of guided movement, to music inspired by an exhilarating selection of jazz music. Refresh, re-energise, breathe deeper and simply get in flow for the day ahead. Book here
Bringing back into focus the concert films of Festival artists, we produced through the year, available to watch throughout the festival on EFG London Jazz Festival YouTube
Jelly Cleaver performs 'Angela' and 'Cosmovisions' live at The Londoner
Midori Jaeger performs 'See' and 'Upon Your Ear' live at The Londoner
Take Five Edition XVII: Collaborations The magic of musical collaboration flowed at the artistic residency of the seventeenth edition of our talent development scheme Take Five earlier this year – where each artist bring a piece of theirs arranged for the group, which is then workshopped with musical director Jason Yarde. Watch now
From the Clubs
Our digital programme brings the heartbeat of London’s Jazz clubs to the digital realm! With live streams from the likes of the 606 Club, Cafe OTO and Sands Films Music Room featuring bubbling London players, Eternal Triangle, Phelan Burgyne "Slaughden" Trio ft. Kit Downes, Liam Noble & Fred Thomas, Robyn's Rocket, Simon Woolf Quintet, Ewan Bleach and more.
BBC TV, BBC Radio 3 and iPlayer Broadcasts
EFG London Jazz festival collaborates once again with BBC Radio 3’s J to Z. In addition to broadcasting our opening show, Jazz Voice from the Royal Festival Hall, J to Z and Festival joins up programming a plethora of exclusive broadcasts. J to Z Late at Pizza Express Holborn showcases a top secret line-up of festival stars, including one of the world’s leading jazz vocalists, two of London’s most talked about young bands, and a piano virtuoso and Mercury Prize nominee on 11th November Friday live on BBC Radio 3 from Pizza Express Holborn. Some of the most exciting spiritual jazz artists grace the stage of the Barbican FreeStage Sunday 20 November for a J to Z broadcast aired on the same day.
4-4 for the Festival is a virtual gallery of acclaimed photographer George Nelson. This online exhibition features four separate galleries, each chronicling the festival experience from a rarely seen perspective captured on camera by Nelson at last year’s EFG London Jazz Festival. Explore this collection of fly-on-the-wall pictures of musicians and spaces, along with artist interviews and more. Explore the gallery here
Watch George Nelson interviewed by Kevin Le Gendre as part of 4-4 for the Festival here
Watch Jas Kayser interviewed by George Nelson here
Our new podcast: Article 10: Music and the Freedom of Expression
Does anyone truly have creative freedom? Article 10 is a new podcast from Serious where musicians interview musicians on creativity, music-making and what freedom of expression means to them.
6 leading musicians come together to discuss how social biases affect their work, how music is shaped by differing creative processes and what it means to be a creative in turbulent political times Each episode features a conversation between two musicians and follows a ‘pass it on’ format with the interviewee becoming the interviewer in the next episode.
Article 10 is hosted by Tina Edwards and we are delighted to have Xhosa Cole, Luca Manning, Bill Laurance, Alice Zawadzki, Sarathy Korwar and Jelly Cleaver.