Avishai Cohen Sextet at London's Barbican on Thursday 16th July 2015
Avishai Cohen return to London with a sextet featuring his core trio of Nitai Hershkovits on piano and Daniel Dor on drums, the Israeli master bassist will also be joined for this show by his friends from the New York jazz scene: Kurt Rosenwinkel on guitar, Diego Urcola on trumpet and Steve Davis on trombone.
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Pablo Milanes returns to London on Wednesday 25th February 2015
Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanés, one of the leading figures of Latin American music and the ‘nueva trova’ movement, returns to the Barbican on February 2015 to present a collection of his finest repertoire and songs from his latest release ‘Renacimiento’.
His unique voice, highly poetic lyrics and bittersweet love songs are known throughout the Spanish-speaking world, making him one of the most popular and respected Cuban musicians and songwriters of the late 20th century.
Spanish singer-songwriter Andrés Suarez opens the night with music from his album Moraima.
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Hockney - Original Motion Picture Score by John Harle
BBC Broadcast Feb/March 2015
ESIP artist and Ivor Novello winning composer John Harle releases the Original Motion Picture Score for the feature length film 'Hockney'. Inspired by the directness and hugely emotional content of David Hockney's art, 'John Harle's score is equally direct and engaging'.
Watch the trailer / Sospiro Records
Mike Stern Band at Ronnie Scott's from the 16th-18th April
American jazz guitarist Mike Stern returns to London's Ronnie Scott's jazz club from Thursday 16th April to Saturday 18th April 2015. Mike Stern Band features Randy Brecker on trumpet, Janek Gwizdala on bass and Steve Smith on drums.
Dave Weckl Acoustic Band at Ronnie Scott's on the 27th & 28th April
Legendary jazz fusion drummer Dave Weckl brings his Acoustic Band to London's Ronnie Scott's jazz club on Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th of April 2015.
Featuring Makoto Ozone on piano and keys, Tom Kennedy on bass and Gary Meek on saxes the Dave Weckl Acoustic Band is charged with riveting chemistry, ebullient communication and rare telepathy that engages audiences to their rapt delight.
Joan Manuel Serrat in London at Barbican on 12th June 2015
Spanish singer-songwriter Serrat is one of the most important figures of modern, popular music in both the Spanish and Catalan languages. He makes is debut UK concert as part of a worldwide tour celebrating 50 years in music on Friday 12th June, 2015.
Serrat’s lyrical style has been influenced by poets such as Antonio Machado, Federico García Lorca and Pablo Neruda, his extensive repertoire includes classic Spanish songs including ‘Cantares’, ‘Penelope’ and ‘Mediterraneo’, which was recently voted the most popular Spanish song of all time.
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Made in the UK 2015
We are already at the planing stages of Made in the UK 2015. This year’s Made in the UK concerts series in the USA and Canada was a huge success, presenting nearly 50 concerts at The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Toronto International Jazz Festival, Montreal International Jazz Festival, Dizzy's Club Coca Cola in New York City, Edmonton Festival, amongst many more. The line-up of British artists included Gwilym Simcock, Ian Shaw, John Escreet & Tyshaw Sorey and Norma Winstone.
For more information visit Made in the UK
ESIP Artist Agency for 2014
ESIP Artist Agency is excited to include some of the most acclaimed UK and international artist for club gigs, concerts and festivals. ESIP's artist roster includes Al Di Meola, Manu Dibango, Avishai Cohen, Mike Stern, John Harle & Marc Almond 'The Tyburn Tree' as well as UK artists including YolanDa Brown and the trio Classico Latino.
For full roster click: ESIP Artist Roster
10 years of Imperial Wharf Jazz Festival
This year's Imperial Wharf Jazz Festival was a great success with artists including Jazz Jamaica featuring Myrna Hague, Liane Carroll, Antonio Forcione, GoGo Penguin and the mighty 18-piece Roberto Pla Orchestra amongst others delivering incredible performances.
The festival also attracted a great audience making it one of the most successful to date.
Previous festivals have featured stars including Imelda May, Georgie Fame, Carleen Anderson, Omar, Portico Quartet and the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain.