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EFG London Jazz Festival announces 2020 programme featuring live shows and virtual events

25 September 2020, 17:21 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

EFG London Jazz Festival has revealed the full programme for this year's event, which will take place over a variety of live shows and virtual events.

This year's edition of the EFG London Jazz Festival will be Living in Two Worlds due to the coronavirus pandemic, and will take place across 50 livestreams and 100 live shows.

Artists including Nathaniel Facey, Shirley Tetteh, Moses Boyd, James Holden with Waclaw Zimpel, GAIKA with Azekel & Miink, Cassie Kinoshi’s SEED ENSEMBLE, Shabaka Hutchings and Britten Sinfonia will take part in the live shows, spaced out across London venues including Cadogan Hall, Shoreditch Town Hall, Church of Sound, The Jazz Café, Café OTO and more.

Armenian piano maestro Tigran Hamasyan and jazz bassist Linda Oh have been confirmed for the livestream events so far, as well as an exclusive concert filmed in Paris by Vincent Peirani and Emile Parisien.

Pelin Opcin, Director of the EFG London Jazz Festival said, "In this unprecedented year, we've managed to transform the challenges into a positive motivation. Inspired by the creative response of artists, musicians and the scene in general, we’ve worked together to make the Festival happen and can’t wait to share the buzzing music of the UK, alongside unique performances by international artists with a global audience."

EFG London Jazz Festival takes place from 13-22 November 2020. Visit for more information.
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