🎶 INTRODUCING Stretch: An Experimental Night of Improvised, Cross-Genre Collaboration 🎶
Join us for Stretch, an electrifying improvised jam night like no other, where boundaries blur and creativity knows no limits. Each show some of the most exciting and innovative musicians in the city come together to create improvised sonic explorations that weave new paths between jazz, breakbeat, hip hop, afrobeat, soul and funk.
🌟 Special Guest: Parthenope
Meet Parthenope, a talented musician hailing from Leeds, UK, who has already left an indelible impression on the music scene. A multifaceted artist, she excels as both a saxophonist and a singer. Her music blends the elements of subtle improvisation and jazz harmony seamlessly into danceable tracks, adorned with catchy, glittering pop melodies and introspective lyrics.
Having garnered a substantial following on various social media platforms, Parthenope’s popularity continues to soar. Her eagerly awaited debut was recently featured as part of the renowned ‘Bluenote Reimagined Vol.2’ compilation album, showcasing the finest artists in UK jazz. As excitement builds, her debut EP titled ‘Go Somewhere Alone’ is scheduled for release on June 2nd, promising an unforgettable musical journey.
Keys: Alex Hill
Bass: Isobella Burnham
Drums: Ayo Salawu
Guitar: Tjoe Man Cheung
- Everything on stage is improvised.
- If you want to get up and play, come and speak to the host.
- If you want to talk, go to the bar.
🎵 An Unforgettable Night: Prepare to be mesmerized as we embark on an extraordinary journey through an improvised sonic wonderland.
🎶 About Us: We’re proud to launching this event in the famous Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club in Kennington, South London, dedicated to showcasing the city’s best musicians. As an independent, family-run venue, we wholeheartedly support grassroots musicians and for years have been providing a stage for their talents to shine.
🎓 Calling All Young Creatives: If you’re a budding musician, studying in music colleges or universities, and yearning to hone your skills with other groundbreaking talents, Stretch is the place to be. Don’t miss the chance to connect, collaborate, and take your music to exhilarating new heights.