The Kenny Garrett Quintet and Mammal Hands to play Ealing Jazz Festival 2017


  • Remi Harris, Vento Em Madeira, Robert Mitchell & Masumi End, Leo Power, Laurence Jepson and the Paul Carmichael Band also announced
  • Join line-up including Courtney Pine feat. Omar, Ebo Taylor and Nubiyan Twist

London, 12 April 2017:- Grammy-award winning saxophonist Kenny Garrett is set to bring his quintet to this year’s standout line-up at Ealing Jazz Festival, along with British ensemble Mammal Hands.

The Kenny Garrett Quintet is led by Garrett – an artist whose prolific career spans 11 albums and numerous Grammy nominations. Over the years he has collaborated with artists such as Sting, Q-Tip and Herbie Hancock, and Ealing Jazz Festival will be the quintet’s only summer festival appearance of 2017.

The line-up continues with cutting-edge Jazz trio Mammal Hands, known for their electric performances informed by jazz, electronic music patterns and world music influences. Supported by Bonobo, Jamie Cullum and tastemaker Gilles Peterson, the band continue to make waves in the world of contemporary jazz and are set to perform material from their critically-acclaimed albums ‘Animalia’ and ‘Floa’. They will be joined by rising jazz guitarist Remi Harris as well as Vento Em Madeira, Robert Mitchell & Masumi Endo, Leo Power, Laurence Jepson and the Paul Carmichael Band.

Ealing Jazz Festival is a staple in the jazz calendar, drawing thousands of jazz fans to Ealing’s Walpole Park each year. With its biggest line-up ever, the festival returns to London’s Walpole Park for its 33rd year on 29-30 July. Acts previously announced include visionary saxophonist Courtney Pine CBE, neo-soul pioneer Omar MBE, Ghanaian guitarist and producer-come-arranger Ebo Taylor and 12-piece afrobeat, dub and jazz collective Nubiyan Twist.

29th – 30th July
Walpole Park, London, W5 5HS
12pm – 11pm

Tickets available from here
Advance tickets: £5 per day or £10 for the weekend (plus booking fees)
On the day tickets: £7 before 3pm, £10 after or £12 for the weekend
Full line-up
Main Stage: Courtney Pine feat. Omar / Ebo Taylor / The Kenny Garrett Quintet / Nubiyan Twist / Mammal Hands / Remi Harris / Lauren Kinsella Duo / Agata Kubiak / Stefania Salvador Jazzical Quartet / TORUS / Simians of Swing / Denver Cuss / Matt Findlay Sextet / Paul Carmichael Band
South Stage: Camo Clave / Increase the Peace /Faith i Branko / Matuki / Noemi Nuti / Carl Orr / Vento Em Madeira / Robert Mitchell & Masumi Endo / Leo Power / The Brass Funkeys
Bar Stage: Danzon / Karena K / Kate de Freitas & The Babacools / Kitty Page / Laurence Jepson / The Jazz Cat Trio

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