12-21 Nov 2004. Over a period of ten days a wealth of premieres, commissions, collaborations and new talent are on show across London, along with a celebration of the jazz tradition. This year features a whole host of events dedicated to inspirational artists of the past - Jelly Roll Morton, Dizzy Gillespie, Tony Williams, Sun Ra alongside some key figures that have shaped the course of jazz - Sam Rivers, Cecil Taylor, Tony Oxley, Bill Dixon, Anthony Braxton, Sunny Murray, the Ganelin Trio, Jack DeJohnette and Lennie Niehaus. The festival will concentrate on cutting edge talent from the global jazz scene. Vijay Iyer, Mike Ladd and Enrico Pieranunzi will be making their first UK appearances. There are also new projects from Matthew Bourne, Carla Bley, the Future Sounds of Jazz, Dhafer Yousef, Matthew Herbert, and F-IRE. The festival takes place in new venues like the Wigmore Hall, the Arts Depot, The Royal Academy of Arts and Wapping Project for the first time. As well as dozens of concerts across some of Londons major concert halls, the festival celebrates the clubs and independent producers that keep the flame burning year round.

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Address Wigmore Hall, the Arts Depot, The Royal Academy of Arts and Wapping Project as well as dozens of concerts across some of Londons major concert halls.
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London Jazz Festival 2004.

Wigmore Hall, the Arts Depot, The Royal Academy of Arts and Wapping Project as well as dozens of concerts across some of Londons major concert halls.