Jazz Pioneer Courtney Pine

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Wednesday, October 2nd

Event Summary

An exhilarating mix of Merengue, Ska, Mento and Calypso from the UK’s leading jazz artist, a saxophone master with strong and proud Afro-Caribbean roots. Courtney Pine’s new project
House of Legends is steeped in the traditions of the Caribbean with musicians from the region joining players from Africa and Europe in an evening of thrilling and wonderfully entertaining music.


No musician more embodies the dramatic transformation in the British jazz scene over the past thirty + years than Courtney Pine C.B.E. The ground breaking saxophonist/multi- instrumentalist has led a generation of exciting and innovative players who have broadened their styles to take jazz out to a wider audience.

PRESS COMMENTS ABOUT COURTNEY PINE
The Times “In a Class of His Own”
Evening Standard ”an exceptional labour of love. Never has his intense power been deployed with greater focus"
The Independent “ Courtney Pine was once hailed as British jazz’s saviour….he still is”

The Observer: 4 stars…“Pine is on scalding improvisational form”

Price: 20

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Venue

Boisdale of Canary Wharf
Cabot Place West, Canary Wharf
London
E14 4QT

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The event runs from 9:15pm to 11:55pm on the following dates.
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