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Jazz at the University: Kit Downes (piano), Lucy Railton (cello)

28/01/2017

Diving into the space between the organized and the disorganized, Kit Downes (Mercury Music Award Nominee 2010, BBC Jazz Award Winner 2009) pulls together the lyricism and big-beat of his favourite minimalists, the imagination and intensity of his favourite modern jazz composers, ballads from nearby circling ice-cream vans and his own light-footed approach to improvisation in his new ensemble with Lucy Railton.

Dele Sosimi and his Afrobeat Orchestra

01/02/2017

Dele Sosimi and his Afrobeat Orchestra return to Cardiff with Nigeria’s iconic popular afrobeat music which emerged as a hard-hitting music of resistance and social commentary.

Composer Portraits 4: Kenneth Hamilton (piano), Introduction to the work of Gwen John

03/02/2017

Kenneth Hamilton (piano)

Senior Curator – National Museum Cardiff: An introduction to the work of Gwen John