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Tuesday 20 June 2017

Love Supreme Jazz Festival's Stellar Line Up Is Set To Draw Crowds From Sussex & Beyond

In just one week this year's Love Supreme Jazz Festival returns to Glynde Place, East Sussex, for a three-day event jam packed with performances from a diverse cross section of jazz, soul and pop talent.

This year the festival presents performances from Motown legends The Jacksons, who are marking their 50th anniversary with a world tour, the multi-platinum-selling Gregory Porter, Laura Mvula, who returns to the festival following her main stage performance in 2014, the Grammy-winning Robert Glasper Experiment, Brit Award-nominated vocalist Nao and Canadian trailblazers Bad Bad Not Good; as well as Corinne Bailey Rae, Christian Scott, Comet Is Coming and many more.

The festival's Jazz Lounge will also return this year offering exclusive screenings of the award-winning John Coltrane documentary "Chasing Trane" and Gregory Porter's"Don't Forget Your Music" as well as several Ella Fitzgerald-themed events to coincide with the centenary of the legendary singer's birth including a Q&A with Mica Paris about her new Ella project.

Set against the backdrop of Glynde Place in East Sussex, Love Supreme has continued to grow in popularity over the last five years thanks to its unique programme. 

This year also sees the arrival of Jazz In The Round, a popular London-based jazz night hosted by Jazz FM presenters Chris Philips and Jez Nelson, which aims to bring together as wide a spectrum of jazz performances as possible.
Additional experiences available on site include The Love Supreme Wellbeing area,which offers Thai Massage and Reflexology as well as free yoga classes and wellbeing workshops across the weekend, "Secret Swim", an hour long session at one of the South East's oldest outdoor swimming pools, and a series of organised hill walks through the picturesque surroundings of the South Downs.

The full festival lineup across the weekend is as follows:


Island Records Presents "Vintage Remix"
Cara Hammond
Jam Experiment


The Jacksons
Herbie Hancock
Corinne Bailey Rae
Bad Bad Not Good
Lee Fields & The Expressions
Michael Wollny Trio
Shabaka & the Ancestors
Clare Teal & Mini Big Band
Mammal Hands
Comet is Coming
Sons of Kemet
Ashley Henry Trio
Joey Negro DJ Set
Mica Paris Sings The Ella Fitzgerald Songbook
Poppy Ajudha
Becca Stevens


Gregory Porter
George Benson
Laura Mvula
Robert Glasper Experiment
St Paul & The Broken Bones
Hot 8 Brass Band
Christian Scott
Kamasi Washington
Charenée Wade
Michael Janisch Paradigm Shift
Jordan Rakei
Yussef Kamaal
Makaya McCraven
Miles Mosley & The West Coast Get Down
Nubiyan Twist
Kansas Smitty"s House Band
Camilla George Quartet
La Mambanegra
Blue Lab Beats
Incognito vs. The Brand New Heavies DJ Set
Tru Thoughts Disco
Love Supreme Jazz Festival at Glynde Place in East Sussex from Friday 30th June until Sunday 2nd July 2017. For more info CLICK HERE.

by: Mike Cobley


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