Bryan Ferry and Michael Kiwanuka for first Love Supreme Jazz Festival
Story by Jack Foley
BRYAN Ferry has been announced as the Saturday headliner of the first ever Love Supreme Jazz Festival.
The singer will take to the stage on July 6, 2013 with The Bryan Ferry Orchestra.
Set against the stunning backdrop of Glynde Place in East Sussex, the event will mark the UK live premier of material from his critically acclaimed The Jazz Age album.
Split into two parts, this very special show will also include a set of hits from Ferry’s career both as a solo artist and as part of Roxy Music. Tickets are on sale now.
Also making a very special Love Supreme Jazz Festival appearance will be multi-million selling American disco stars Chic ft. Nile Rodgers.
Famed for tracks such as Le Freak, I Want Your Love and Good Times, this unique set will see the band perform some of the songs from the greatest collaborations of Nile’s career, including work with David Bowie, Madonna and Diana Ross.
Soul-folk singer Michael Kiwanuka also joins the bill, along with groundbreaking British jazz star Courtney Pine, who will be performing in the unique green-field festival floored and seated Jazz big top. The country’s best-known saxophonist will be playing alongside a diverse array of artists including Branford Marsalis Quartet.
Gregory Porter, the Grammy nominated Brooklyn based vocalist, will also perform, as will Mercury Prize nominated Portico Quartet, experimental MOBO nominated group Roller Trio, Manchester trio GoGo Penguin and live phenomenon, American acapella group Naturally 7.
Sunday’s headliner has previously been announced as Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra.
To find out more or to buy tickets, visit the Love Supreme website