Multi-platinum-selling Corinne Bailey Rae, star saxophonist and Kendrick Lamar collaborator Kamasi Washington, acid jazz collective D’Influence and UK soul singer Mica Paris with her acclaimed Ella Fitzgerald Songbook project are amongst the final acts added to the line-up for this year’s Love Supreme Jazz Festival, which returns to Glynde Place in East Sussex in July.
Celebrating its 5th anniversary this year, the festival has assembled an enviable line-up featuring over fifty world-class acts performing across four stages and also announces the addition of Miles Mosley & The West Coast Get Down, Becca Stevens, a Joey Negro DJ set, La Mambanegra, Nubiyan Twist, LaSharVu, Kansas Smitty’s House Band, Blue Lab Beats, Poppy Ajudha and Camilla George Quartet.
Alongside a packed schedule of gigs, the festival will once again host the Jazz Lounge, which will feature artist Q&As, panels, exclusive album playbacks and film screenings, and a number of areas and activities aimed specifically at children including the vintage funfair, early morning salsa classes and The Giant Steps Kids Green.
Festival Director Ciro Romano:
“The programme for the 5th Love Supreme Festival is our strongest to date. We’re proud of having managed to secure an incredibly broad mix of internationally acclaimed artists and feel confident that we’re delivering a unique, varied festival that appeals to music fans around the world.”
Club nights will again take place across the weekend with Brand New Heavies vs. Incognito, Island Records present Vintage Remix, Tru Thoughts and Jazz FM’s Funky Sensation lined up for this year’s event. Complimenting these club nights will be Jazz in the Round, which makes its debut at the festival offering late night live music.
Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2017 is at Glynde Place in East Sussex from June 30th – July 2nd. Tickets start at £54 and are available from www.lovesupremefestival.com.
The full line-up is as follows: