Imperial Wharf not only offers a wide range of haute cuisine restaurants, retail and leisure opportunities but hosted the highly acclaimed Imperial Wharf Jazz Festival.
The free event held on the Boulevard at Imperial Wharf presented some of the very best jazz artists in the UK providing Londoners the opportunity to hear these great artists in a new surrounding.
Thursday 20th September, 6pm-10pm
Liane Carroll featuring Guy Barker 7pm
Liane Carroll won both the best vocalist and best of jazz categories at the BBC Jazz Awards last year. Liane will be joined by British composer & trumpeter Guy Barker, winner of the Best British Trumpeter Award at the Ronnie Scott's Awards this year.
James Taylor Quartet 8.30pm
The James Taylor Quartet is the finest British jazz funk band renowned for its exciting live performances.
Acoustic performance by Portico Quartet
Saturday 22nd September, 1pm-10pm
Ronnie Scott's All Stars 1pm
Known by all as "The best jazz club in the world" Ronnie Scott's continues to be the leading light when it comes to jazz venues worldwide. The Ronnie Scott's All Stars was formed to showcase some of the best British jazz talent on the scene today.
London Community Gospel Choir 2.15pm
The London Community Gospel Choir is a dynamic group creating rich harmonies with up-tempo gospel flair. They are known for their soulful arrangements, invigorating choreography and vocal gymnastics.
Eduardo Niebla 3.45pm
Spanish guitarist and composer Eduardo Niebla is one of the most brilliant and emotive performers on the world circuit today, fusing flamenco gypsy jazz with Arabic, Indian, Latin and classical influences to create a truly stunning musical experience.
Ray Gelato & The Giants Orchestra 5pm
Ray Gelato is probably the UK's foremost exponent of swinging good-time jazz and has been getting audiences jumpin' and jivin' since he picked up the saxophone in the late 70s.
Babyhead is one of the best cross-over bands in the UK. Their infectious mixture of ska, jazz arrangements and hip-hop, combined with sheer energy and a great brass section, makes them an appealing act to people of all ages.
Roberto Pla's Latin Jazz Orchestra 8.30pm
The UK's number one Latin orchestra, whose live show is full of superb arrangements, outstanding brass and red-hot rhythm section. Get ready to dance away...
Acoustic performance by The Bovril Sisters
(1930's style a-capella trio)
Official Website: http://www.imperialwharf.com/location/ht_lc_jazz.asp?posID=2@5@1@5
Added by lewro on September 2, 2007