Monday, June 25, 2012

LONDON: Jazz Verse Jukebox

Sunday, 8th July, 2012, doors open 6.30pm, show from 7.30pm, £8 (available on the door only)
Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club (Upstairs),
47 Frith Street,
Tube: Tottenham Court Road or Leicester Square

This July 8th the Jazz Verse Jukebox celebrates the end of the UK National poetry slam competition, ‘Shake The Dust’ weekend (we’re calling it the (un)official after show party!) We welcome the ‘one’s to watch’ to Ronnie Scott’s (Upstairs).

Featuring - Chicago poet Asia Calcagno, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s The First Wave Touring Ensemble, the UK’s emerging poets The Barbican Young Poets; plus music Neo-Soul singer/songwriter Funmilayo

Since its inception in 2009, the Jazz Verse Jukebox, (the brainchild of broadcaster & Vocalist Jumoké Fashola), has welcomed established poets & musicians such as Lemn Sissay, Soweto Kinch, Michael Horovitz, David Grant, Anthony Joseph, Jacob Sam-La Rose & Katrina Naomi.  Join us for what promises to be a thrilling night of diverse spoken word & jazz from some of the freshest exponents on the scene. Plus live jazz trio & Open Mic.  With cushions to lunge on, cocktails to imbibe & surprises, this ‘Ones to watch’ night is one night not to miss!

PLUS Jukebox Open Mic:
Come & sing with our amazing house band (Simon Wallace-Piano/ Oli Hayhurst-Bass/ Winston Clifford-Drums) or perform some poetry.

Special Guests
The Barbican Young Poets/Asia Calcagno/ The First Wave Touring Ensemble/
with music from Funmilayo

Compered by & with music from Jumoké Fashola

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