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Thurs 16 November 2017 at 9.30pm-12am

Late Night Jazz/Poetry/Song Session

Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP

Michael Horovitz’s Jazz Poetry SuperJam will bring to the Elgar Room solo & duo performances by songpoet-musician Vanessa Vie & bebop troubadour Horovitz. Vanessa & Michael will soon be issuing their first joint CD & booklet, ‘Lyrical Soulmates’. The cabaret will also project extended jamming by the William Blake Klezmatrix Band, which will on this occasion consist of Peter Lemer’s scintillating pianistics, Annie Whitehead’s expressionist trombone & vocals, & Horovitz’s anglo-saxophone. As well as original settings of Blake’s lyrics, the band will perform a diversity of jazzpoems, soundpoems, Klezmer & other folk music & song, plus blues, calypso & original jazz compositions & improvisations. Danah Zohar wrote in Streetlife that a previous SuperJam was “. . . to be entertained at a party of best friends by a limitlessly talented group of artists”.

Left to right:
Pianist Peter Lemer, photo by Veronique Dubois
Vanessa Vie, photo by Lubka Gangarova
Trombonist Annie Whitehead and anglo-saxophonist Michael Horovitz, photo by Karolina Webb

Tickets £15, available at Royal Albert Hall

Appeal

Storage space wanted

Torchbearer Michael Horovitz is urgently seeking affordably rented storage/studio space in/within a few miles of Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater and Ladbroke Grove areas. Even poetry, art and music productions are on offer as part payment. If you know of available space, please send details from the Contact page.

January 2011
Inge Elsa Laird: obituary
By Michael Horovitz

Past events

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