April 4–6 (Easter Weekend) 8.30pm
Three Jazz Poetry Superjams / 80th Birthday of Michael Horovitz
In the words of William Blake “Art Is Religion, Religion Is Politics, Politics Is Brotherhood”. Join Britain’s pre-eminent Beat poet, Michael Horovitz, and a host of special guests, in three nights of celebration of everything worth celebrating at Easter and Passover, plus his own 80th birthday on April 4th.
Tickets are £15 per night. Doors open at 6:30 each night. More info.
Saturday 4 April 2015
Jazz Poetry Superjam #1
MICHAEL HOROVITZ with Special Guests GWYNETH HERBERT, CLARK TRACEY, ALEC DANKWORTH, BOBBY WELLINS, PETER LEMER, ADAM HOROVITZ and VANESSA VIE
Tonight’s guests are award-winning singer/songwriter Gwyneth Herbert; jazz greats Bobby Wellins (tenor saxophone), Peter Lemer (piano), Alec Dankworth (bass), Clark Tracey (drums); poet Adam Horovitz, and singer-songwriter Vanessa Vie. BOOK NOW
Sunday 5 April 2015
Jazz Poetry Superjam #2
MICHAEL HOROVITZ with Special Guests JOHN HEGLEY, PETE BROWN, THE WILLIAM BLAKE KLEZMATRIX BAND featuring ANNIE WHITEHEAD, PETE LEMER and JENNIFER MAIDMAN, plus ADAM HOROVITZ and VANESSA VIE
Tonight’s guests include the ‘scandalously talented’ (Sunday Times) comedian, poet, performer, Radio 4 favourite and People’s Poet Laureate John Hegley; Cream songwriter and beat poet Pete Brown, as well as the Horovitz-led William Blake Klezmatrix featuring celebrated trombonist Annie Whitehead, pianist/composer Pete Lemer, and bass guitarist Jennifer Maidman, plus poet Adam Horovitz, and singer-songwriter Vanessa Vie. BOOK NOW
Monday 6 April 2015
Jazz Poetry Superjam #3
MICHAEL HOROVITZ with Special Guests ROGER McGOUGH, STEVEN BERKOFF, MOLLY PARKIN, ALEXANDER HAWKINS, ADAM HOROVITZ and VANESSA VIE
Tonight’s guests are celebrated poet Roger McGough (Liverpool Poets, The Scaffold); leading actor, playwright, theatre director (and film villain) Steven Berkoff; novelist, painter and poet Molly Parkin; cirtically acclaimed pianist/composer Alexander Hawkins, poet Adam Horovitz, and singer-songwriter Vanessa Vie.
The Pheasantry, 152 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 4UT