LONDON SHOWCASE, NOVEMBER 25, 2018
FROM BERLIN TO LONDON
The 2018 edition of the Nordic Jazz Comets showcase and seminar takes place in London, on the final weekend of EFG London Jazz Festival.
The Nordic network would like to thank EFG London Jazz Festival for being an amazing partner this year: our talented bands get to perform at the Free Stage in the Barbican Centre on Sunday, November 25, and we all get to participate in the JazzWorks industry event on the previous Saturday.
Nordic Jazz Comets 2019 Showcase
Barbican Centre Free Stage (Ground floor)
Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS
Sunday 25 November @ 2–7pm
2:00pm Baldvin Snær Quintet
Icelandic pianist Baldvin Snær plays folk-influenced jazz from his 2018 album Renewal.
Signe means “a woman triumphant” in old Scandinavian - are a Finnish sisterhood of four voices and a double bass.
4:00pm I Just Came from the Moon
The quintet won the Danish Young Jazz Competition, and feature their album Hoax, with the atmospheric writing of leader Frederik Hagner at the core.
Energetic Norwegian sextet combines whiplash bop breaks, oases of cool jazz, and rock energy.
6:00pm Don-Qui Five
The Swedish quintet take the stage with a brand of massive and hyperactive acoustic impro-rock.