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SOUTH STREET

South Street is a new weekly live music session in Camberwell.

The focus of the series is to encourage exploration and remove expectation.

Previous guests have included SAUL, Slam the Poet, 3 Peace, And Is Phi and many more.

Taking place every Thursday evening, each session is free entry when you sign up via the links below.

 
 

MAY

 
 
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MAT 9TH: Zeñel

Zoe Pascal, Noah Stoneman and Laurence Wilkins met through the young jazz scene in London, and came together in 2016 to create original music, applying their jazz improvisation background to a MIDI based electronic set up. Their fresh blend of virtuoso jazz and electronic dance music has wowed audiences from Jazz Re:freshed to the Pizza Express Jazz Club

 
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MAY 16TH: BROTHER’S TESTAMENT

Brothers Testament are a groove based jazz fusion band from London. Consisting of Mark Mollison, Hugo Piper, Jack Robson and Munashe-Caleb Manyumbu, their sound amalgamates powerful grooves and stirring melodies whilst also being rooted in the jazz tradition. Brother’s Testament perform from the heart and emphasise and embrace improvisation, and with an unconventional band lineup this week, improvisation will be the deep focus of the performance.

 
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MAY 23RD: RUDI CRESWICK & FRIENDS

The Spaces In Between is an evening of improvised music featuring specially invited players from the South London Jazz community.

Loosely hosted by Rudi Creswick (Bass – Tom Misch, Jordan Rakei), Jake Long (Drums – Maisha, Poppy Ajudah) and Jack Stephenson-Oliver (Keys – Vels Trio), The Spaces In Between gives the musicians who make up one of London’s most exciting home-grown scenes an opportunity to exchange ideas and create entirely within the moment, all in front of an informed and appreciative audience.

 

JUNE 2019

 
 
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June 6th: BROTHER PORTRAIT

Brother Portrait is a writer/rhymer/artist and part of the Steam Down collective. His words fall into form in poetry, prose, travel writing and music. He’s a believer in the importance of cultural production and archiving experience for understanding expression and sense of self. His album ‘navigate: in limbo’ explores concepts of identity and self in the shadow of daily struggles.

 
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JUNE 13TH: QENDRESA

North Londoner Qendresa channels r&b and hip hop in her developing musical palette. As a DJ, and NTS radio host aside from her creative musical endeavors, Qendresa’s sphere of influence and output is constantly changing. But her distinct London grit, through a dusty 80s-aesthetic firmly separates her from the pack.

 
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JUNE 20TH: LAKUNA

Whilst only early into their musical journey, talented South London-based group Lakuna, seem to have sonicly found their feet. Whether its in their bass licks, tight drum patterns or vocal lead Esme Rothero’s beguiling voice; lines of of jazz, soul and hip hop run deep in the band’s sound.

 
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JUNE 27TH: SLAM THE POET

Slam the Poet closes the final show of the series, the South London wordsmith plays with rhythm and intonation in his communication of varying themes of self expression, relationships and politics.