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Monday 13 February 2017

The Jacksons Added To Line Up For Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2017

Following on from the recent announcements that jazz legends George Benson and Herbie Hancock are lined up to perform at this year"s Love Supreme Jazz Festival, the next wave of acts confirmed for the event.

Taking place from June 30th – July 2nd, Love Supreme celebrates the best music from across the jazz, soul and R&B spectrum. 

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.

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. 


There's a combination of international stars, jazz legends and rising star acts from across the globe.

This year will see jazz-funk duo Yussef Kamaal, fiery US trumpeter Christian Scott and no less than three projects from saxophonist and bandleader Shabaka Hutchings - Shabaka & the Ancestors, Sons of Kemet and the Mercury-nominated Comet is Coming.

Additional names will be announced in due course. 

The full line-up to date is as follows:
 
Herbie Hancock
 
George Benson
 
The Jacksons
50th Anniversary Show
 
Gregory Porter
 
Laura Mvula
 
Bad Bad Not Good
 
Nao
 
Robert Glasper Experiment
 
St Paul & The Broken Bones
 
Christian Scott
 
Hot 8 Brass Band
 
Jordan Rakei
 
Comet is Coming
 
Sons of Kemet
 
Yussef Kamaal
 
Lee Fields & The Expressions
 
Michael Wollny Trio
 
Clare Teal
 
Mammal Hands
 
Shabaka & the Ancestors
 
Makaya McCraven
 
Charenée Wade
 
Michael Janisch Paradigm Shift
 
Ashley Henry Trio
 

by: Mike Cobley




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