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Classic Album Sundays presents Jake Long performing Miles Davis ‘Bitches Brew’ at The Jazz Café

Launching in February, Classic Album Sundays and Jazz Café are set to co-host a series of discussions and live performances exploring key records and their influence on contemporary music.

Throughout February, March and April, three respected London musicians will perform their own interpretation of a chosen album. Each performance will be introduced by an interview with Colleen who will examine how the records have impacted the artist’s own work and its influence on contemporary music in general.

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Jake Long, bandleader of London-based jazz ensemble Maisha and sideman in Joe Armon Jones and Maxwell Owin’s Idiom project, leads a rendition of Miles Davis’ classic 1970 spiritual jazz album Bitches Brew on Monday 5th March. A colossal work spanning over 90 minutes of music, the record showcased Davis at the peak of his creative powers, as well as opening the gate for the inception of the jazz rock genre.

Line up:

Jake Long – drums
Dylan Jones – trumpet
Nubya Garcia – sax/flute
Mutale Chashi – bass
Amané Suganami – keys
Artie Zaitz – guitar
Yahael Camara-Onono – percussion

Date and Time: Monday March 5th 2018 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Venue: Jazz Café, 5 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 7PG

Tickets: £10 in advance here.

 

Check out Laura Mvula on Miles Davis’ ‘Kind of Blue’ at Camp Bestival here.

Check out Miles Davis ‘Kind of Blue’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist here.

Check out Gilles Peterson’s Top Five Sun Ra Albums Of All Time here.

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