Band on the Wall presents Free Jazz – a free-entry event showcasing some of the most exciting new artists pushing genre boundaries, playing jazz, electronic, hip-hop, funk, soul and experimental sounds. Come down and discover new music from the likes of The Broken Orchestra, Academic People Watchers, Wandering Wires and Rowan Lark. Entry is free, so come on down. Click ‘going’ on the Facebook event to get all the latest updates.
The Broken Orchestra
The Broken Orchestra are a four piece trip-hop act formed in Hull, UK in 2010 by production duo Pat Dooner and Carl Conway-Davis. Influenced by Hip-Hop, Jazz and Soul, the duo collaborated with various musicians, chopping and looping their performances to create tracks consisting of vocals, drums, guitar, bass, Rhodes piano and various samples and textures.
Academic People Watchers
Academic People Watchers is a musical collective seeking to make anthropology more accessible to the public through song.
A regular feature of Oxford’s thriving music scene, contemporary jazz quartet Wandering Wires have also supported the Comet is Coming at Oxford’s O2 Academy, featured on BBC Introducing’s national show and played at Truck festival. The group’s second studio album, ‘Homecoming’ was released in March 2018. Inspired by artists such as Jordan Rakei, Gretchen Parlato, Floating Points and Hiatus Kaiyote, ‘Homecoming’ is an undertaking of huge creative scope that gives a taste of Wandering Wires’ ambition.
Rowan Lark is a Manchester-based singer/songwriter, who’s music spans jazz, funk, pop and soul.
This is a standing show.
10+. Under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.