Every last Monday of the month we gather the finest musicians we can find and throw them together in a barrier busting night of contemporary music.
Doors 7pm, with DJs in the bar.
28TH MAY - ED JONES QUARTET
Plus MIKELE MONTOLLI TRIO
25TH JUNE - COLLECTIVE X
Plus CHRIS MONTAGUE & WONKY LOGIC
Formed in the aftermath of the 2016 European Union referendum, Collective X is an experimental supergroup that brings together several of Britain and Europe’s most adventurous musicians. Exploring themes of race, identity and sexuality, they deliver a strong socio-political and cultural message framed by a tapestry of avant-garde jazz, blues, electric funk and acoustic roots music.
Alya Al-Sultani - Vocals, Cleveland Watkiss - Vocals, Neil Charles - Bass, Pat Thomas - Keys, Joshua Idehen - Vocals, Clemens Christian Potzsch - Keys, Dave Ital - Guitar, Robert Menzel - Saxaphone, Mark Sanders - Drums
Listen to their debut album LOVE & PROTEST
29TH JUNE - 1ST JULY - JAZZ IN THE ROUND @ LOVE SUPREME
30TH JULY - TBC
No Show in August
24TH SEPTEMBER - Curated by LAURA JURD
28TH, 29TH & 30TH SEPTEMBER - JAZZ IN THE ROUND @ ST MARY IN THE CASTLE, HASTINGS
28/9 - Denys Baptiste Quartet - (Lineup TBC but likely)
29/9 - Jean Toussaint Young Lions
30/9 - Alina Bzhezhinska Quartet
29TH OCTOBER - TBC
26TH NOVEMBER - TBC
Tickets are now on sale. Grab some here
Oh, and we were at the Love Supreme London Edition in May 2018 too. Hope there will be more of those!
ST MARY IN THE CASTLE - EMERGENCE FESTIVAL
New jazz for a burgeoning music scene in a resurgent town. Oh we do like to groove beside the seaside....
From the 28th - 30th September, JAZZ IN THE ROUND is taking over this stunning Hastings venues for 3 days of Jazz.
(Exact Line Ups TBC)
28TH SEPTEMBER - Denys Baptiste Quartet
Denys Baptiste - saxophones, Nikki Yeoh - pno, Gary Crosby - bass, Rod Youngs - drums
29TH SEPTEMBER - Jean Toussaint Young Lions
Jean Toussaint - saxophones, Mark Kavuma - trumpet, Ashley Henry - piano, Daniel Casimir - bass, Femi Koleoso - drums
30TH SEPTEMBER - Alina Bzhezhinska Quartet
Alina Bzhezhinska - Harp, Tony Kofi - Saxophone, Larry Bartley - Double Bass, Joel Prime - drums
JAZZ IN THE ROUND NEWS!
The Cockpit has been awarded an ACE grant so we can record all the emerging artists that play with us at Jazz In The Round .
Take a bow all those who've contributed for free over the years to hold the space and get us here: Jez Nelson, Chris Phillips, Sean Corby, Alex Watson, Richard Wyatt, Steve Cropper, Gina Southgate.
Take a bow Nick Burkinyoung, Akilah Dale, Chris Lince, Deb Jones, Kat Gardner who make each and every event happen with zen quality . Take a bow The Audience; and Cockpit Supporters of Sound, dozens of whom have been to each and every gig for 7 years.
JiTR set out to provide an open event truly able to reflect and promote the brilliance, beauty and innovation of contemporary jazz in London and the stories of its fabulous musicians.
And we're doing it. So loud applause for all of us - In the round.
BECOME A SUPPORTER OF SOUND
For 100 quid you get free entry to 10 Jazz In The Round shows...which saves £20 (or 6 beers). Plus you get half price tickets to Jazz In The Round special events.
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Every month our artist in residence Gina Southgate paints the action as it happens. See her work on display in our foyer, view it on her website, and watch her at it live on the night.
Interested in perrfoming at Jazz In The Round? Email alex_j_watsonhotmail [dot] co [dot] uk (subject: Performing%20at%20Jazz%20in%20the%20round) (Alex) to get involved!