Wed15May20198:00 pmRitzy. Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Ln, Brixton SW2 1JGFt. 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.
Thu13Jun20197:30 pmPalace Theatre Appletongate Newark, NG24 1JY
Sun23Jun20191:00 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!
Sat29Jun201919.30pmLSO St Luke's, 161 Old St, London EC1V9NG
Sat06Jul20191.30 & 3pmGlynde Place, Glynde Lewes BN8 6SX
NYJO Ambassadors @ Love Supreme Jazz Festival. Workshops and performance.
Wed17Jul20198:00 pmRitzy Picturehouse Brixton Oval Coldharbour Lane London SW2 1JGKALPADRUMA @ Upstairs at the Ritzyhttps://www.facebook.com/events/387448901872050/
Thu25Jul20191:10 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’
Sun15Sep20191:00 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
Wed18Sep20198:00 pmRitzy. Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Ln, Brixton SW21JG
Global Jazz Fusion with KALPADRUMA ft. Eliza Carrick-Davies. Brazilian classics and originals
Wed16Oct20198:00 pmRitzy. Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Ln, Brixton SW2 1JG
KALPADRUMA quintet with the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians https://www.facebook.com/syrianorchestra/
Sun24Nov20196:00 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