Moved to the bigger Royal Festival Hall for this show on Saturday night, last autumn’s QEH show next door squeezed more than 110 people on to the stage as Jazz Jamaica All Stars, Urban Soul Orchestra and Voicelab with special guest Brinsley Forde celebrated 50 years of Jamaican independence in some style with a themed concert based on Bob Marley and the Wailers’ 1973 classic album Catch a Fire.
The bigger venue reflects the demand for Jazz Jamaica and this is an event, as few bands with jazz roots based in the UK these days play the historic hall any more. Read on…
- How AWESOME is Jazz Jamaica’s CATCH A FIRE? Watch this then book tickets! (garycrosbybass.com)