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Our top picks for the weeks ahead...

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


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


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


Kenneth Hamilton (piano)

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