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THU

14

OCT

2021

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THE MUKASA COLLECTIVE

Southend Jazz Festival

CHALKWELL PARK , SOUTHEND

The Mukasa Collective are an electric and passionate group of musicians reminiscing from the era of jazz fusion and beyond. 

The group is a mixture of 6 talented musicians who have a very eclectic taste and bring their experience from gigging with various named artists and have also performed in many iconic venues including Wembley Arena, Jazz Caf and Ronnie Scotts.They combine their love of improvisation mixed with solid grooves and melodic undertones. Their influences include Chick Corea, Dave Weckl, Herbie Hancock and Richard Bona just to mention a few.

FRI

15

OCT

2021

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CON ALMA (WITH MICK FOSTER)

Southend Jazz Festival

THE ALEX, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA

With a name inspired by a Dizzy Gillespie classic, "Con Alma" is a modern jazz quartet made up for four well respected musicians, well known to the local jazz scene.

Drums:  Simon Harwood - Piano:  Tim Huskisson - Guitar:  Mike Sagrott - Bass:  Roger Curphey

Con Alma, whose name literally translates as "with soul" will be joined for this special Southend Jazz Festival show by special guest Mick Foster, one of the UK's foremost exponents of the Baritone Saxophone.

SAT

16

OCT

2021

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MOVIE: PROFOUNDLY BLUE

Southend Jazz Festival

THE JAZZ CENTRE UK, SOUTHEND

'Profoundly Blue' was a live show put together by Adrian Cox, one of the world's best and most charismatic clarinettists, celebrating the life and music of the great Edmond Hall. He toured the show all over the world for more than two years, including an incredible performance at the 2019 Southend Jazz Festival.

The concert has now been immortalised in this stunning movie, produced by the Bear Club in Luton, which features narration by Adrian and beautiful cinematography of the live music performances. 

SAT

16

OCT

2021

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MARK WADE & MARCO MARCONI

Southend Jazz Festival

THE ALEX, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA

We are delighted to welcome Mark Wade to the Southend Jazz Festival, all the way From New York City. Mark has repeatedly been voted amongst the best Bass players in the World by the prestigious Downbeat Magazine Readers Poll. 

In an exceptionally rare UK performance, Mark Wade teams up with one of Europe's finest jazz pianists, the wonderful Marco Marconi.

SUN

17

OCT

2021

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THE JIVE ACES

Southend Jazz Festival

PALACE THEATRE, WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA

The Jive Aces are the UK’s No. 1 Jive & Swing band. Renowned for their high energy shows, they were the the first live band to reach the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent and their videos on YouTube have millions of views.

All Day Festival Tickets only available at SouthendJazzFestival.com

SUN

17

OCT

2021

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SNOWBOY & THE LATIN SECTION

Southend Jazz Festival

PALACE THEATRE, WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA

Fronted by Britain's leading Conguero, Snowboy, 'Snowboy & The Latin Section' are Europe’s leading Afro Cuban Jazz group. From their debut release in 1985, they have released 16 albums and played concerts and festivals in over 22 countries, from Holland to Australia, from Japan to Scotland.

All Day Festival Tickets only available at SouthendJazzFestival.com