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Art of Sound: live jazz – Mark Kavuma Trio

Curated by the Academicians’ Room

Festival

● Fully booked

  • 7 March 2019, 7 — 9pm
  • 4 April 2019, 7 — 9pm

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Mark Kavuma

Art of Sound returns this spring with an exceptional programme of live jazz with Mark Kavuma in a two-day residency in the Academicians’ Room.

After the success of Mark Kavuma’s debut performances for members’ of The Academician’s Room in 2018, we have once again collaborated with the trio to bring you more live jazz this year.

In this next installation Mark presents his new set: The Genius of modern music, Thelonious Monk.

Mark Kavuma fast became a key trumpet player on the British Jazz scene. Leading his own Quartet, The Banger Factory, The ‘Floor Rippers’ House Band, as well as playing with Jean Toussaint’s Young Lions, Jazz Jamaica, The Alan Weekes Quintet and one of the brass teachers at London based carnival band, Kinetika Bloco.

Mark has been featured as guest soloist with Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestra. He’s also had the pleasure playing and touring with greats in the line of Salif Keita and Les Ambassaduers, Mulatu Astatke, Barry Harris, Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, Kano, Scritti Polliti - to name a few.

Listen to a preview of what to expect on the night.

Join us for all things jazz and make a night out of it with small plates and drinks from the bar. Tickets are free and available for Academicians’ Room members, Friends of the RA and RA250 Friends and Supporters. Please book online or please call 020 7300 8090.

● Fully booked

● Cancelled

  • 7 March 2019, 7 — 9pm
  • 4 April 2019, 7 — 9pm

The Academicians' Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts

Free, booking required.