Thursday 21st November 2019
- Friday 22nd November 2019
£20.00 - £47.50
Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival
PLEASE NOTE ON THURSDAY 21st NOVEMBER, SUPPORT BAND WILL PLAY AT 7pm AND KEYON HARROLD WILL PLAY 1 LONG SET FROM APPROX 8pm AND OUR DOORS WILL CLOSE AT 10pm. THIS IS OWING TO A LATER TICKETED SHOW.KEYON HARROLD trumpet, vocals, REST OF BAND TBC
RAISED FROM THE FIRES OF (NOW INFAMOUS) FERGUSON, MISSOURI, KEYON HARROLD HAS DEVELOPED A REPUTATION AS ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST SOUGHT-AFTER, EMOTIONALLY ELECTRIC YOUNG TRUMPETERS ON THE SCENE.
A graduate from the famous Mannes Jazz Program at the New School University, Keyon is an eclectic trumpeter/music producer/arranger/songwriter that who has been featured on nearly 100 albums ranging from jazz, R&B, pop, gospel, blues and hip hop.
Keyon has toured and recorded with or produced for some of the world’s best artists and ensembles like Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Common, Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill to name a few. He also has had numerous musical placements in film and TV including the Miles Davis Biopic “Miles Ahead” directed by Don Cheadle where he is featured as the trumpet sound of Don Cheadle playing Miles Davis.
His debut solo album ‘The Mugician’ was released via Sony Legacy Recordings/Mass Appeal Records.
AWARDS & HONORS
Miles Ahead – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack has received a GRAMMY®
— Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media (GRAMMY®, 2017)
Featured soloist for Gregory Porter on Take Me To The Alley
— Best Vocal Jazz Album (GRAMMY®, 2017)
Runner Up, Best New Artists of 2015
— Jazz Times Readers Poll
Winner, “Jazz in the Struggle”
— International Jazz Competition (Poland, 2004)
"There is a quiet dignity when in the presence of Keyon Harrold. The celebrated musician has created a lane for himself as the “future of the trumpet,” according to one Wynton Marsalis..."-Okayplayer
"Whereas it’s clear he’s a master on the instrument, his playing focuses more on communicating and less on showing off...There’s a flourished nuance in every note that aches and stings."-Digital Music News
"If you've seen Don Cheadle's 'Miles Ahead', then you've heard Harrold's superb trumpeting skills." -Essence
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