London-based 8-piece DON'T PROBLEM celebrate the release of their self-titled debut EP with a special curated night of hard-hitting South-East London Jazz.
EMMA-JEAN THACKRAY (DJ SET)
SPECIAL GUEST: 22A MUSIC
— DON'T PROBLEM:
Restless with being pigeon-holed as a brass band doing pop covers, Don't Problem have struck a new course, combining the heavy funk and raw psychedelic sound of brass and drums to create a vibrant new music in keeping with the city's diverse new strains of club-orientated jazz. Don't Problem are:
Cykada have forged a unique and infectious sound. They combine live and electronic music with global inspiration from West Africa to Eastern Europe, throw in some beats and riddims of sound-system culture, the spontaneity of jazz and we have a new dynamic mashup unlike anything previously witnessed.
Comprising of members of Ezra Collective, Maisha, Myriad Forest, Undergrooveland, LAB Collective and Don Kipper, Cykada is:
— EMMA-JEAN THACKRAY (DJ Set):
Emma-Jean Thackray is an award winning composer/ producer/ arranger/ instrumentalist/ singer and as a recent RBMA alumni, has been described by RBMA as «one of the UK's most exciting new jazz artists», as “somewhere between Madlib and Ornette Coleman” by Djam La Revue, “one to watch” by the London Evening Standard and as “supremely talented… the sound of South London” by Sounds Of The Universe. Having trained at top UK conservatories in both jazz and composition she is pretty fucking good at loads of stuff, with acclaimed work as a producer, as a composer for large ensembles, as an arranger, a musical director, an educator, a solo performer and as a band leader with her quartet WALRUS.
PLUS: SPECIAL GUESTS: 22a MUSIC
Come and join us for a night of great music, showcasing some of South-East London's finest musicians.
£8 Early bird tickets vis SEE Tickets
£10 on the Door