Sun, 23 Oct|
The Old Library
SUNDAY JAZZ LIVE @ THE OLD LIBRARY - PHIL DAWSON TRIO - FREE ENTRY
We welcome the Phil Dawson Trio for an afternoon of live jazz at The Old Library Bar. Bar open from midday, live jazz from 4pm!
Time & Location
23 Oct 2022, 16:00 – 20:00
The Old Library, 116-118 New Cross Rd, London SE14 5BA, UK
About the event
We welcome the Phil Dawson Trio for an afternoon of live jazz at The Old Library Bar.
Phil Dawson is a top London guitarist who has worked extensively in many different African, Latin and Brazilian music traditions along with Brit jazz, reggae and funk, and played with a host of legends including South African jazz trumpet
giant Hugh Masekela, Nigerian Afrobeat cocreator Tony Allen, Ethio-jazz pioneer Mulatu Astatke, the Algerian "king of rai" Khaled, and London based Ghanaian afro-rock dons Osibisa. He’s also been a regular with Lokkhi Terra, Dele Sosimi and Soothsayers. Heavy company for sure.
Having recently released a 6 track album - It’s Time, on Funkiwala (distributed by Kudos), Phil is now touring with a stellar band including Rowland Sutherland (Airto Moreira, David Murray) on flutes; Marius Rodrigues (Da Lata) drums; Maurizio Ravalico (Jamiroquai, Collocutor, Dele Sosimi) percussion and Nim Sadot (Harvey Mason, Tony Lakatos)- bass. They play a set blending Coltrane, Hermeto Pascoal, Tony Williams and the Afro-Brazilian tradition in a unique vibe, with grooving originals, spontaneous improv and boundless energy. Praise for “It’s Time”:
“Freewheeling... dazzling... mind-expanding” - Jazzwise
“This is great” - Gilles Peterson, BBC Radio 6
“A contemporary classic” - Quinton Scott, Strut Records