First names for 2016 London Jazz Festival

Wayne Shorter at Birmingham Town Hall in 2012. (Photo © John Watson/

Wayne Shorter and Danilo Perez at Birmingham Town Hall in 2012. (Photo © John Watson/

Spring hasn’t even really sprung yet, and already we have some names announced for the big autumn shindig, the London Jazz Festival. And pretty big names they are, too.

In brief, concerts have been announced as follows:

Saturday 12 November: Joshua Redman/Brad Mehldau Duo

Saturday 12 November: Lizz Wright

Saturday 12 November: Tord Gustavsen/Simin Tander/Jarle Vespestad: What Was Said

Sunday 13 November: Jan Garbarek Group featuring Trilok Gurtu

Sunday 13 November: The Bad Plus

Tuesday 15 November: Chris Potter/Lionel Loueke/Dave Holland/Eric Harland: Aziza

Wednesday 16 November: Christian Scott

Saturday 19 November: David Murray/Terri Lyne Carrington/Geri Allen: MCA Power Trio

Sunday 20 November: Wayne Shorter Quartet

  • For full details go to the London Jazz Festival website which is here.


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