seed. Announce 5-date UK Tour in Autumn 2021

Formerly known as SEED Ensemble, seed. is a Mercury Award nominated ten-piece band led by alto saxophonist and composer Cassie Kinoshi.

The band presents a stellar line-up featuring some of London’s most up-and-coming young jazz musicians. West African and Caribbean influenced groove, seed. explores a blend of genres through original compositions and improvisation. Their debut release Driftglass (Jazz Re:freshed, 2019) features the track Afronaut (feat. XANA) which won the Ivors Academy Award 2018 (formerly known as BASCA, British Composer Award) for Jazz Composition for Large Ensemble.

28/09/2021 – Wardrobe, Leeds / Buy Tickets
29/09/2021 – The Exchange, Bristol / Buy Tickets
30/09/2021 – YES Pink Room, Manchester / Buy Tickets
01/10/2021 – Turner Sims, Southampton / Buy Tickets
05/10/2021 – Hare & Hounds, Birmingham / Buy Tickets

CORE LINE UP:

Alto Saxophone/Composer: Cassie Kinoshi
Trumpet : Sheila Maurice-Grey
Trumpet : Jack Banjo Courtney
Tenor Saxophone : Deji Ijishakin
Trombone: Joe Bristow
Tuba: Hanna Mbuya
Piano/Keys: Deschanel Gordon
Guitar: Shirley Tetteh
Bass: Rio Kai
Drums: Patrick Boyle

Presented by Music-Net. Music-Net is a partnership between producer and promoter Root Music and Inner City Music, owners and operators of historic Manchester music venue Band on the Wall, funded by Arts Council England.

Rescheduled shows. Original tickets remain valid.