Barbican, EC2

15/11/2019 20:30 £17.50-£22.50
Nik Bärtsch & Sophie Clements solo piano fused with sculpture, film and installation design

Pianist, composer and ECM artist for over a decade Nik Bärtsch joins with visual artist Sophie Clements to fuse solo piano with sculpture, film and installation design

16/11/2019 17:00 free
I-Jazz: O-Janá + Hobby Horse freestage

vocalist Ludovica Manzo and electronic musician Alessandra Bossa

16/11/2019 19:30 £23-35
Cécile McLorin Salvant with Sullivan Fortner + The McCormack & Yarde Duo performs selections from her newest release The Window with pianist Sullivan Fortner

17/11/2019 16:00 free
Tomorrow’s Warriors Takeover freestage

the future stars of British jazz

17/11/2019 19:30
Herbie Hancock A true icon of modern music returns to London to perform music from across his career

Joined by James Genus on bass, guitarist Lionel Loueke, drummer Justin Tyson and flutist and vocalist Elena Pinderhughes

19/11/2019 19:30 £40-85
Herbie Hancock with LA Phil/Dudamel The USA’s most talked-about conductor and orchestra meet a giant of jazz

music by two innovative figures in contemporary Latin American classical music, before Hancock and his quartet – James Genus on bass, guitarist Lionel Loueke and drummer Justin Tyson – join the LA Phil for a set

21/11/2019 20:00 SOLD OUT
Iggy Pop

His new record – ‘ a dreamy and sparse soundscape full of erotic-thriller saxophones’ as described by The Independent – builds on years of jazz collaborations with the likes of Medeski Martin and Wood, singing on Jamie Saft, Steve Swallow and Bobby Previt

22/11/2019 19:30 £25-39.50
Eliane Elias + Vinícius Cantuária Celebrate 60 years of bossa nova

23/11/2019 17:00 free
LUME Collective freestage

23/11/2019 19:30 £25-40
Art Ensemble of Chicago 50th Anniversary tour

Roscoe Mitchell’s musical vision of adventurous collaborations, with Mitchell at the helm + special guest soloists, including Junius Paul, Baba Sissoko and Abel Selaocoe

24/11/2019 14:00 free
Bitches Brew a cheeky nod to Miles Davis’s 1970 opus

founded in 2015 by bassist Emma Smith to showcase the profound but too-often-sidelined talent of women improvisers

24/11/2019 18:00 free
Relentless Approach freestage

In reaction to her work in Palestine, El Salvador and across Europe, Scottish double bass player Emma Smith looks at climate chaos, the current geopolitical car crash and the resulting increase in mass migration

24/11/2019 19:00 £29.50-39.50
Bauhaus + Dawn of Midi + Daniel Brandt A Musical Exploration

composer and pianist Michael Wollny challenges the question of how Bauhaus manifesto could be translated into today’s sound. The improvisational skills of a jazz pianist dared by the mechanics of the ‘phonola’, a music machine from the twenties that opera