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EFG London Jazz Festival presents

Makaya
McCraven

Tue 19 Nov

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One of the highlights of last year’s EFG London Jazz festival, a regular of the ‘best jazz albums of 2018’ lists with his latest release Universal Beings, and the Jazz FM Awards nominee for the same category, as well as the ‘Live Experience of the Year’, Makaya McCraven is back to shake London once again, this time in Village Underground.

Tickets go on sale Friday 10am.

From his breakthrough album In the Moment (International Anthem) to his live recording experiments such as Where We Come From, the CHICAGOxLONDON showcase with leading UK-based musicians including Joe Armon-Jones, Theon Cross, Nubya Garcia, Soweto Kinch, and Kamaal Williams, drummer/producer Makaya McCraven brings together “future-is-now drumming” with his roots in jazz and world music to form his unique and powerful sound.

A true improviser who with each performance creates a new live music experience, blurring the boundaries of jazz and electronic music, Makaya McCraven is yet to offer another phenomenal show.

“A drummer and producer with an alchemist’s touch” – Pitchfork

‘The innovative drummer is always superb live” – Jazz FM’s Jeff Young

16+ Each under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
In order to verify your age, ID may be requested. For this reason, we advise that all customers bring valid ID.
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Right of admission reserved.
19:30-23:00