A celebration and exploration of the vibrancy of the cosmopolitan and global nature of jazz and international music in London.
Hosted by new resident band Kalpadruma, with guest nights presented by world-jazz projects on the scene – Fertile Grounds present a rare space on the scene focussing on world influenced jazz projects.
This month features percussionist fiercely rising on the live London jazz scene - Richard Sweet.
Kalpadruma is an exciting new jazz quintet exploring connections between Arabic, Turkish, Indian, Contemporary Classical and Jazz Musics. Led by saxophonist/composer Asha Parkinson (BBC Jazz Award semi-finalist 2018/ 2016, BBC Inspire young composer Semi-finalist 2016) it comprises some of the finest emerging players from London conservatoires. The band have already played at a range of venues, including 100 Club, Luna Lounge, Union Chapel.
NORMALLY EVERY THIRD WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH (JAN DATE: WED 22ND)
8pm - 11pm
Visit: Upstairs Facebook Page
Please note: After 8pm, the Upstairs bar is for over 18's only.