Live Dates

  • Sat
    13
    Apr
    2019
    3:00 pmUshaw College Durham DH7 9RH

    Society for Recorder Player’s 2019 National Festival SRP International Composition Competition final . Première of my recorder quartet ‘Licorne by BLOCK 4.

    For more information click here

  • Wed
    17
    Apr
    2019
    7:30 pmRitzy. Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Ln, Brixton SW2 1JG

    Monthly residency with KALPADRUMA.  Upstairs at the Ritzy.

    For more information click here

  • Wed
    15
    May
    2019
    8:00 pmRitzy. Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Ln, Brixton SW2 1JG
    Ft. Kalpadruma material, Jobim bossas,  Paco de Lucia flamenco

    A celebration and exploration of the the vibrancy of the cosmopolitan and global nature of jazz and world music in London – Gypsy Nights returns with a new name, outlook and collaborations!!

    Hosted by new resident band Kalpadruma, with guest nights presented by world-jazz projects on the scene – Fertile Grounds present a rare space on the scene focussing on world influenced jazz projects.

    KALPADRUMA* is an exciting new jazz quintet exploring connections between Arabic, Turkish, Indian, Contemporary Classical and Jazz Musics. Led by saxophonist/composer Asha Parkinson (BBC Jazz Award semi-finalist 2018/ 2016, BBC Inspire young composer Semi-finalist 2016) it comprises some of the finest emerging players from London conservatoires. The band have already played at a range of venues, including 100 Club, Luna Lounge, Union Chapel.

    8pm – 11pm.
    Free Entry

    Visit: Upstairs Facebook Page

  • Thu
    23
    May
    2019
    7:00 pmGuildhall School of Music & Drama London EC2Y 8DX

    KALPADRUMA presents ‘Triggers: The Music of Change. Ft. première of my Saxophone Concerto for soprano and alto saxophone and chamber orchestra, plus the Kalpadruma Suite.

    Tickets via Eventbrite here

  • Thu
    13
    Jun
    2019
    7:30 pmPalace Theatre Appletongate Newark, NG24 1JY
    Date: June 13
    Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Cost: £13 – £15
  • Sun
    23
    Jun
    2019
    1:00 pmThe Pantiles, London Road Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 5TN

    Sunday 23 June 1-5pm  Asha Parkinson Trio, Pantiles Gin and Jazz Festival

    There will be a range of gins to try and buy, along with cocktails, Champagne and other tasty tipples. Over 30 artisan gin producers will be on site over the weekend.
    There will also be street food, a chill out area and top jazz sounds on the bandstand. Don’t miss it!

  • Sat
    29
    Jun
    2019
    19.30pmLSO St Luke's, 161 Old St, London EC1V9NG

    https://lso.co.uk/whats-on/icalrepeat.detail/2019/06/29/1671/85/capital-orchestra-the-future.html

  • Sat
    06
    Jul
    2019
    1.30 & 3pmGlynde Place, Glynde Lewes BN8 6SX

    NYJO Ambassadors @ Love Supreme Jazz Festival. Workshops and performance.

    https://lovesupremefestival.com/info/travel#KAcWAwYHU0MgIgQl.97

  • Wed
    17
    Jul
    2019
    8:00 pmRitzy Picturehouse Brixton Oval Coldharbour Lane London SW2 1JG
    KALPADRUMA @ Upstairs at the Ritzy
     
    https://www.facebook.com/events/387448901872050/
     
  • Thu
    25
    Jul
    2019
    1:10 pmSt Anne’s Lewes Western Road Lewes.BN71RJ.

    Special guest with TABLEMUSIC @ St Anne’s Lewes Western Road Lewes.BN71RJ.
    Thursday 25 July 1.10
    Ft. my trio with sop sax ‘Waiting for the Barbarians’

  • Sun
    15
    Sep
    2019
    1:00 pmInkwell 31 Potternewton Lane Chapel Allerton Leeds LS7 3LW

    Kalpadruma is a jazz quintet led by Asha Parkinson. It was recently formed to explore connections between contemporary, jazz, Indian, Arabic, Turkish and Flamenco music. The Kalpadruma* Suite is a six-movement work bringing together all these influences. It’s a culturally and stylistically diverse band (jazz quintet, flute, bass clarinet, trumpet, saxophone feature alongside a string quartet with occasional Bansuri flute.

    Doors Open 1pm
    Music 1.30pm -4pm
    Tickets £9/7 concessions, under 25’s £5, kids under 16 free

  • Wed
    18
    Sep
    2019
    8:00 pmRitzy. Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Ln, Brixton SW21JG

    Global Jazz Fusion with KALPADRUMA ft. Eliza Carrick-Davies. Brazilian classics and originals

  • Wed
    16
    Oct
    2019
    8:00 pmRitzy. Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Ln, Brixton SW2 1JG

    KALPADRUMA quintet with the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians https://www.facebook.com/syrianorchestra/

  • Sun
    24
    Nov
    2019
    6:00 pmLONDON Waterloo Creative Studio (IKLECTIK) 20 Carlisle Ln London SE1 7LG

    Asha brings KALPADRUMA to the EFG London Jazz Festival Showcase. Doors 5.30pm. Tubes: Lambeth North, Waterloo

    https://efglondonjazzfestival.org.uk/events/isobella-burnham-asha-parkinson-tara-cunningham

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