Win Two 3-day Passes to the Whirlwind Festival -
The 3-day Whirlwind Festival will be held at Kings Place, London on Oct 10th – 12th and will feature an eclectic array of jazz artists from the musician-owned London and New York based label.
The event will feature American bassist Michael Janisch showcasing a roll-call of jazz greats from Whirlwind Recordings artist roster, including Patrick Cornelius, Jim Hart’s Cloudmakers Trio, Mike Gibbs, Robert Mitchell, Partikel Trio, The Whirlwind Quartet, Andre Canniere, Zhenya Strigalev and sax superstar Greg Osby.
Concerts include double and triple bills, free events and educational workshops and include: Thursday 10 October: Ollie Howell Quintet, album launch of Sutures and Stitches (St. Pancras Room, 6.30pm); Partikel Trio; Alex Garnett and Nick Vayenas Quintet ft. Femi Temowo, and Gareth Lockrane’s Grooveyard Unplugged (Hall 1, 8pm).
Friday 11 October: Rachel Cohen Group with Phil Robson, album launch for Halftime (St. Pancras Room: 6.30pm); The Whirlwind Quartet featuring George Crowley, Euan Barton, Tom Gibbs and Dave Hamblett; Konrad Wiszniewski & Euan Stevenson’s New Focus ensemble and Phil Robson’s IMS Quartet with Stan Sulzmann (Hall 1, 8pm).
Saturday 12 October: Jazz for Babies album launch (St. Pancras Room, 11am); Robert Mitchell solo piano ft. ESKA and Romain Pilon album launch of Colorfield with guest Logan Richardson, (St. Pancras Room, 2pm); Patrick Cornelius with guest Jason Rebello and Jim Hart's Cloudmakers Trio (Hall 2 4.45pm); Mike Gibbs 12 Piece Ensemble, Nia Lynn’s Bannau Trio with guest Norma Winstone (Hall 2, 8pm); Zhenya Strigalev’s Smiling Organizm Quartet with Jason Yarde, Andre Canniere Group album launch and the Aruán Ortiz & Michael Janisch Quintet with guest Greg Osby (Hall 1, 8pm).
Whirlwind Recordings has been committed to releasing world class music that is original, creative, and soulful, with a key emphasis on improvisation. Their artists draw inspiration from a mix of global music traditions and trends, both recognizable and eccentric. Whirlwind’s artists range from established masters to guiding lights of the younger generation, and sometimes undiscovered stars-in-the-making.
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