As part of the London Jazz Festival, Trinity Laban’s Shapeshifter will perform Mark Lockheart’s brand new work Brave World. The piece is an adventurous and glorious collaboration between jazz and contemporary classical music, jointly commissioned by the London Jazz Festival and Trinity Laban.
Shapeshifter will also be performing this piece in a double bill performance with Trinity Laban’s Chamber Choir, at Blackheath Halls in December.
Trinity Laban Alumni who are headlining or listed at the festival include: Partikel (Duncan Eagles and Max Luthert), Mark Lockheart, Martin Speake (both also TL staff), Moses Boyd (Binker & Moses), Phil Meadows, Peter Edwards, Nerija, Empirical, Steve Rubie, Ruben Fox, Laura Jurd, Elliot Galvin, Ezra Collective, Emilia Martensson, Samuel Eagles and Rory Simmons. Other alumni playing at the festival include Conor Chaplin, Mark Kavuma, Daniel Casimir, Corrie Dick and Tom Hewson.
The London Jazz Festival is a 10-day celebration of jazz, delivering a mix of world-class artists and emerging stars and taking the music to a massive and ever-growing audience. The Festival has a reputation for bringing the best and freshest music to the capital, with a wide-ranging programme of concerts, commissions, club events, talks, and an expansive learning and participation programme.