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GMF London Jazz Workshop & Music Festival

After last year's success the Global Music Foundation Jazz Festival returns to PizzaExpress to stage another  celebration of music bringing together jazz, latin, blues, world and improvised music, in a dazzling series of concerts, workshops and "after hours" sessions, featuring world- leading Jazz Artists, and showcasing the next generation of stars. This years exceptional gathering features, New York piano giant Bruce Barth, European multi-award winning saxophone star Perico Sambeat, Lithuanian vocalist Viktorija Pilatovic, UK guitar maestros Jim Mullen and Nigel Price, as well as other top UK artists, and many more sensational musical treats from the around the world. 

Jam sessions after hours at the Phoenix Artists Club

August 16, 17 & 18 at 1130pm - 130am

Join us for great music, a relaxed atmosphere a sympathetic intergenerational crowd and a fully licensed bar. It's what the "hang" is all about.

1 Phoenix St, London WC2H 8BU

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GMF Jazz Festival

Global Music Foundation All Stars in Concert

Featuring: Perico Sambeat, Victor Gimenez and Bruce Barth

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£25.00

Wednesday 16 th August Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 7:00pm

Since 2004 Global Music Foundation has celebrated music making with many great musicians from around the world. Tonight's opening concert will feature this years gathering of...

GMF LONDON MUSIC FESTIVAL

Steve Fishwick & Victor Jimenez ‘Bop-On!’

with Special guest Perico Sambeat

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£25.00

Thursday 17 th August Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 7:00pm

At just 26 years old saxophonist Victor Jimenez is a massive young talent who is shaping the next generation of Jazz. His brilliance combined with a natural inquisitiveness has...

GMF Jazz Festival

Jim Mullen, Nigel Price, Libor Smoldas and Nick Fitch

Guitar Summit

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£25.00

Friday 18 th August Show Time 7:30pm / Doors Open 6:00pm

A celebration of Guitar, with four of the greats' of their respective generations. Jim Mullen now a living legend. Jazz, Blues and Funk player par excellence; ex Average White...

GMF Jazz Festival

Perico Sambeat Quartet

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£25.00

Friday 18 th August Show Time 10:30pm / Doors Open 10:00pm

Perico Sambeat - recognised as one of the best alto saxophonists in the world today, and one of the most important Jazz musicians to have come out of Europe. His artistic...

GMF Jazz Festival

Bruce Barth 'New York Stories'

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£25.00

Saturday 19 th August Show Time 7:30pm / Doors Open 6:00pm

Bruce Barth is without doubt one of the great jazz pianists of our time. Deeply rooted in the jazz tradition, his music reflects the depth and breadth of his life and musical...

GMF Jazz Festival

Viktorija Pilatovic's 'Stories of England'

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£25.00

Saturday 19 th August Show Time 10:30pm / Doors Open 10:00pm

Sensational singer/songwriter from Lithuania, Viktorija started as a classical pianist before she discovered Jazz. Several years of study, scholarships and awards later, she...

GMF Jazz Festival

D'Addarrio Stars Jam Session

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£7.00

Saturday 19 th August Show Time 11:55pm / Doors Open 11:50pm

Hosted by Barry Green and with a special guest appearance from Perico Sambeat (D'Addarrio Artist), plus other guests. Join us for great music, a relaxed atmosphere, a...

GMF Jazz Festival

Global Music Foundation Student Concert

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£5.00

Sunday 20 th August Show Time 5:30pm / Doors Open 4:00pm

This is when the students and participants, who have been working hard with their instrumental and vocal coaches to refine and improve their musicianship, get the opportunity to...

GMF LONDON MUSIC FESTIVAL

Rising Stars - The Fresh Sounds of New Talent

Featuring Nel Begley

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£15.00

Sunday 20 th August Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 7:00pm

Nel Begley hosts a very special night dedicated to the some of the brightest rising musical stars. We are especially happy to stage a concert of some of the exceptionally gifted...