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Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2017 – Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Gregory Porter, Laura Mvula + more

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Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Gregory Porter, Robert Glasper, Kamasi Washington, Laura Mvula And The Jacksons Amongst Star Acts Set To Descend On East Sussex For Love SupremeJazz Festival 2017.

Just three weeks remain until this year’s Love Supreme Jazz Festival returns to Glynde Place in East Sussex for a three-day event jam packed with performances from a diverse cross section of jazz, soul and pop talent.

“There is nowhere like this on planet earth” Jamie Cullum

Celebrating its fifth anniversary this year, the festival will run from June 30th – July 2nd and will present performances from over fifty acts across five stages including Herbie Hancock, Gregory Porter, George Benson, Robert Glasper, Kamasi Washington, The Jacksons, Laura Mvula, Corinne Bailey Rae, BADBADNOTGOOD, Christian Scott, NAO, Comet Is Coming and many more.

The festival’s Jazz Lounge will also return this year offering exclusive screenings of the award-winning John Coltrane documentary ‘Chasing Trane’ and Gregory Porter’s ‘Don’t Forget Your Music’ as well as several Ella Fitzgerald-themed events to coincide with the centenary of the legendary singer’s birth including a Q&A with Mica Paris about her new Ella project.

This year also sees the arrival of Jazz In The Round, a popular London-based jazz night hosted by Jazz FM presenters Chris Philips and Jez Nelson, which aims to bring together as wide a spectrum of jazz performances as possible.

Additional experiences available on site include The Love Supreme Wellbeing area, which offers Thai Massage and Reflexology as well as free yoga classes and wellbeing workshops across the weekend, ‘Secret Swim’, an hour long session at one of the South East’s oldest outdoor swimming pools, and a series of organised hill walks through the picturesque surroundings of the South Downs.

The full festival lineup across the weekend is as follows:

Friday:

Island Records Presents ‘Vintage Remix’
Lakuta
J-Sonics
Cara Hammond
Howes
Jam Experiment

Saturday:

The Jacksons
Herbie Hancock
Corinne Bailey Rae
Nao
Bad Bad Not Good
Lee Fields & The Expressions
Michael Wollny Trio
Shabaka & the Ancestors
Clare Teal & Mini Big Band
Mammal Hands
Comet is Coming
Sons of Kemet
Ashley Henry Trio
Joey Negro DJ Set
D’Influence
Mica Paris Sings The Ella Fitzgerald Songbook
Poppy Ajudha
LaSharVu
Becca Stevens

Sunday

Gregory Porter
George Benson
Laura Mvula
Robert Glasper Experiment
St Paul & The Broken Bones
Hot 8 Brass Band
Christian Scott
Kamasi Washington
Charenée Wade
Michael Janisch Paradigm Shift
Jordan Rakei
Yussef Kamaal
Makaya McCraven
Miles Mosley & The West Coast Get Down
Nubiyan Twist
Kansas Smitty’s House Band
Camilla George Quartet
La Mambanegra
Blue Lab Beats
Incognito vs. The Brand New Heavies DJ Set
Tru Thoughts Disco

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW AT www.lovesupremefestival.com