Marcus Joseph, Charlotte Keeffe & Misha Mullov-Abbado

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Sat 19 Nov 2022, 3pm
Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
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£10 ⁠–⁠ £15
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Three jazz artists with big futures play in a showcase of the intense talent supported by the Take Five talent programme.

Serious presents artists from its Take Five talent development initiative, supporting emerging jazz and improvising musicians through mentorship, residencies, and collaborations. Past participants include Seb Rochford, Shabaka Hutchings, Yazz Ahmed and Nubya Garcia.

Musician and spoken word artist Marcus Joseph aspires to be an instrument of change. Whether playing a proud role in his local Leicester community, lending his talents to perform for George Cole – the city’s first black mayor – or paying homage to his African-Caribbean roots with songs charged with the righteous energy of reggae music, the spirited alto saxophonist possesses the gift to uplift. 

British musician, trumpeter and flugelhorn player Charlotte Keeffe leads the Charlotte Keeffe Quartet: Ashley John Long on double bass, Ben Handysides on drums, Moss Freed on guitar and herself on trumpet and flugelhorn. Together they explore merging Keeffe’s more composed music with free improvisation.

The Misha Mullov-Abbado Group performs his original compositions and arrangements with a broad variety of influences. The band is made up of James Davison, Matthew Herd, Sam Rapley, Liam Dunachie, Scott Chapman and Misha Mullov-Abbado.

Take Five is an annual talent development programme produced by Serious, and funded by the PRS Foundation, Arts Council England and Serious Trust.

Performers
  • Marcus Joseph
  • Charlotte Keefe
  • Misha Mullov-Abbado Group

Need to know

Age recommendation

Under-14s must be accompanied by an adult

Hear more up-and-coming jazz artists from the Take Five talent programme later in the evening.
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Dates & times

Sat 19 Nov 2022, 3pm

Price

  • Standard entry£10 ⁠–⁠ £15*
  • Concessions25%**


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