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April 2019

JAZZLINES FREE GIGS: NAMIWA JAZZ

A rising star in the UK music scene, local lady Namiwa Jazz is a singer-songwriter who blends Nu-soul, African Jazz, Hip-Hop and R&B together to bring the world “Afro-Twang” in her songs and performance. 

Naniwa's second outing to the Jam House with Jazzlines, she wowed the audience last year with her beautiful voice and unique singing style. Don’t miss this night!

THE STEVE WILLIAMSON EXPERIENCE & STRINGTING

The legendary saxophonist tours his latest project, The Steve Williamson Experience providing a unique journey around the sonic potential of music as a true art form that can change our state and make us feel better.

Witness one of Britain's greatest musical achievements, Steve Williamson, who alongside his trio, is joined by a jazz string quartet, StringTing - who open the show - to create a unique, compelling DNA level musical experience.

 

Jazz Lines - Nubya Garcia

London-based saxophonist and composer, Nubya Garcia, is one of the leading forces behind the resurgence of jazz-influenced sounds in the UK. Raised in a creative environment built by a set of Caribbean parents, her brand of afro-tinged jazz has made her a key component in a string of new and established groups: from work with legendary jungle producer and toaster, Congo Natty, through to her own works as part of the Theon Cross Trio, six-piece Maisha, and the Nérija septet.

STEVIE WONDER – THE HITS PERFORMED BY 16-PIECE ORCHESTRA

Last year, Town Hall Symphony Hall brought together a 17-piece orchestra to perform the works of Pharrell Williams.

Reworkestra – now a 16-piece orchestra plus three live vocalists – will return to the landmark venue Town Hall to perform the hits of Stevie Wonder this July. Hear local artists from Birmingham’s thriving music scene celebrate the music of this legendary Motown artist, an American icon and musical genius for one night only. 

Live vocals from Reisz Amos,  Patrice Alisha and Francis Mott

Sheku Kanneh-Mason

19-year-old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason is taking the music world by storm as he becomes this year’s best-selling British debut artist – across ALL genres – making the Top 20 in the Official UK Albums Chart with his classical album ‘Inspiration’

This is your opportunity to see him perform first hand, with character, flair and confident musicianship.

Pre-concert conversation at 6:15 pm with Sheku Kanneh-Mason. 
This conversation will be signed by a British Sign Language interpreter.

Uniting our voices to ignite change

The Empowerment Project will give black people a voice to make a difference by offering a support network covering topics that affect their everyday lives in Britain.

Uniting Our Voices to Ignite Change is our first organised event where we will have the opportunity to introduce the project to our guests. To enable the community to be empowered there will be Open discussions, Group sessions where a presentation will be delivered by the group representative based on everyday life issues.

CHINEKE! ORCHESTRA – DVOŘÁK, GOODYEAR AND GRIEG

Callaloo, perhaps best known as a popular Caribbean dish, is also a virtuosic tour de force for piano and orchestra composed by young American composer/pianist, Stewart Goodyear. Full of driving jazz rhythms and colourful orchestration, Callaloo is an immediately appealing work.

 

Having opened the last Birmingham Classical season, Chineke! make a welcome return as the final orchestra to perform in this season. With Wayne Marshall at their helm, Chineke! bring their joy and energy to Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite and Dvořák’s dramatic Seventh Symphony.

 

Black Landlords UK Meetup

Meet up in Birmingham on Saturday 27th April 2-6pm @Citadel Chambers in the centre of Birmingham. The day will consist of networking guest speakers and a question & answers session (all you need to know about property). Our Keynote speaker is Garfield Reece

Come one and all to our 2nd quarterly meeting.

Our keynote speaker this month is Garfield Reece. 

Garfield has a wealth of experience and he'll be sharing his knowledge and inspiring us to greater things.

Secure your seat today!

Venue address: Citadel Chamber - Birmingham.

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