Featuring Munirah, Clea & McLeod, Merle Collins and Marg Yeo
The original bill included US poets Wanda Coleman and Michael C Ford instead of Merle and Pitika.
Partnership tour with Friends of Bogle l’Ouverture: launch event for Lovers, Lunatics & Lallang.
The first night of A&S’s fourth Jazz-Poetry Festival – this one at a new venue. The bill includes the first outing for Gail Thompson’s Jazz Africa show, effectively the first night of its UK tour. The touring line-up was Thompson, Ntuli and the Mervyn Africa Quintet. The featured accompanists for ...
Tunde Jegede Quartet billed as The Jazz Griots Ahmed Sheikh
Gail Thompson accomplished Jazz Baritone player, musician and composer, appeared at many an Apples and Snakes gig and was the MC.
This was in association with Islington Education and Islington Arts & Entertainments.
A decade is a very, very long time in performance poetry, so this was a well-earned celebration. However, one despatch to Time Out’s letters page (24 Sep) found the show to be ‘a sickened, weakened thing’, thanks to ‘pollution by PCAs (politically correct attitudes)’. Proof that you can’t please all ...