Black History Month – Family Fun Day

Saturday 12th October midday-11pm @ Red Brick Building

The schedule for the afternoon is:
12:00 – 12:45 – Music by David 9 Lunas
13:00 -13:45 – Music by Oska Zaky
13:45- 14:45 – Steel Pan workshop led by Kellie Simpson
14:45 – 15:15 – ‘Black Identity in the Arts’ Preview by Joanna Cobb
15:15 – 17:15 – REMEMBERING WINDRUSH a live music review featuring renowned British based Caribbean, soul and jazz musicians as part of a tribute to the Windrush Generation.
The band features
Alan Weekes on guitar – Alan has worked with legends such as Jimmy Cliff, Art Blakey, Joss Stone, Damian Marley to name but a few.
On drums there’s Kenrick Rowe (Jazz Warriors, P J Harvey et al), who’s taking a short break from touring with The Specials.
Michael ‘Bammi’ Rose (tenor sax and flute) is a veteran of the industry who has played with them all – Black Uhuru, Aswad, Paul Simon and many more – currently a member of the Jools Holland Orchestra.
Original singer Just Stephen is known for his productions with Lee “Scratch” Perry, Keith Richards and George Clinton, for which he has received two Grammy Nominations.
Super talented Italian maestro bass player Michele Montolli (Sun Ra Arkestra, Julie Dexter et al)
And making a guest appearance Geo, the Devon born singer-songwriter who is trying out some new songs with the band.
This performance is supported by PRS Foundation’s The Open Fund and National Windrush Day 2019 administered by the Church Urban Fund. More info about the project and forthcoming tour here: www.stateoftrust.net/remembering-windrush