Jazz is back outside for another special where the band invite a talented guest and August 31 is set to be truly exceptional as we welcome Maddy Coombs, a saxophonist that has played with Shabaka Hutchings & Olivia Dean to join Stratos on stage for the night!
Maddy is a tenor saxophone player based in London that came through the iconic Youth Jazz programme, Tomorrow’s Warriors.
Every Thursday for more than 7 years our house jazz band Stratos, led by the Mercury Prize nominated Rio Kai, have taken us on a voyage through classic, straight ahead, hard bop & Jazz fusion! Stratos features Rio Kai, Jamie Murray & Dom Pusey.
After the first set they open up the jam to jazz musicians who want to get involved! Contact @stratostheband on Instagram if you’re interested in jamming. It’s free entry for jammers.
The first performance of the evening will be outside, and the band will move inside for the second set.
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