Tuesday, December 08, 2009

LONDON: Jazz Verse Jukebox

Sunday, December 13th, 2009, venue open 6.30pm, show from 8pm, £6
Ronnie Scotts Bar (upstairs)
Tickets can only be purchased on the door
Tube: Tottenham Court Road
Tel: 020 7439 0747
Website: http://www:jumokefashola.com

Compered by and with music from Jumoké Fashola, Presenter, BBC London 94.9FM

RACHEL ROSE REID: The 'storyteller for adults' makes a welcome return to the Jazz Verse Jukebox after a year that has seen her win plaudits for her Edinburgh Fringe Festival Show. Rachel is also a skilled cocktail mixologist, so who knows we may end up with unusual cocktails as she weaves her stories of Spirits!
“It's impossible to take your eyes off Rachel Rose Reid: she absolutely commands the stage. This is storytelling with a unique and modern twist: contemporary storytelling at its best". Antje Papenburg, Three Weeks

NICK MAKOHA: A charismatic poet and educationalist who has performed around the UK. His writing explores the ambiguities and contradictions of life, love and relationships. He has collaborated with musicians and visual artists & was one of four poets commissioned to do a special piece for the Turner Prize as part of the Tate: Remixed initiative.
“On stage he drops he drops a succession of interwoven one-liners so deep that every longitude ever imagined begins to shiver with insecurity”. X-Bout Magazine

DZIFA BENSON: Poetry-prose-plays-philosophy-essay loving and writing, gig organising, workshop leading and generally word bothering girl about town. Dzifa Benson does four main things - writes, performs, curates and teaches. A whirlwind of talent is currently an ambassador for the Southbank Centre’s Global Poetry System project. She has performed her prose and poetry nationally and internationally & is part of the poetry duo, Word Migrants.
"Weaver of well-crafted poems and captivating contemporary myths" Apples & Snakes


Past, present and future performers from West End shows such as ‘We Will Rock You’, ‘Joseph’, ‘Les Miserables’, ‘Dirty Dancing’, ‘The Lion King’, ‘Thriller’, will delight our ears with classic gospel tunes plus songs from hit musicals like Sister Act 2, The Colour Purple and Brooklyn. Not to be missed it's a chance to hear a different side of your favorite Musical Theatre stars and get in the mood for Christmas!
Plus the unique 'jukebox' open mic 3 spots for singers, 3 spots for poets.

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