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Sebastian Taylor’s music news: Seven Wave Music; Bach’s Mass in A minor; Czech jazz; Tom Attah; Age UK fundraiser

02 November, 2017 — By Sebastian Taylor

Tom Attah explores the blues and Jimi Hendrix at Handel & Hendrix in London, November 8. PHOTO:

Amber Rivers – London, a magical evening of delicate sounds, deep drums, watery ritual and powerful prayer songs is being performed by Seventh Wave Music at St George’s Bloomsbury this Saturday evening (November 4). Internationally renowned Dartmoor musicians Carolyn Hillyer and Nigel Shaw draw inspiration for their work from the raw beauty and ancient spirit of wild land. They’ll be playing on carved wooden flutes and wild skin drums that they have made themselves. Amber Waters: Seventh Wave Music, St George’s, Bloomsbury, 7.30pm, £15/cons £10/child £5,

Bach’s luminous Mass in A minor is being performed at the Royal Academy of Music on Sunday morning (November 5). The work is being twined with the luminous Enter not into judgement with Thy Servant, O LordBach Cantatas, Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, NW1, 020 7873 7300, 12 noon, £15/cons £12,

• A two-act jazz evening is being organised by the Czech Centre in London at St Martin-in-the-Fields next Wednesday evening (November 8). Playing are be-bop guitarist Nigel Price and the Malina Liška Nejtek’s acoustic trio Fragile Bliss featuring dynamic and playfully original compositions.
Czech jazz night: Nigel Price & Czech Trio Fragile Bliss, Crypt of St Martin-in-the-Fields, 8pm, from £8,

• The influence of blues music on Jimi Hendrix’s works is being explored by Tom Attah at Handel and Hendrix in London next Wednesday evening (November 8). Attah is presenting an intimate performance of acoustic guitar pieces of Hendrix’s electric works. Jimi’s Blues: Tom Attah explores, Handel & Hendrix in London, 25 Brook Street, Mayfair, 020 7495 1685, 7.30pm, £12/students £8,


Soprano Emily Atkinson

• Early music specialist American soprano Emily Atkinson is singing at a fund­raiser for Age UK Camden’s NW3 Good Neighbours’ scheme at St Saviour’s, Eton Road, next Thursday evening (November 9). Also singing are choirs from New End School and Southbank International School. Timothy Roberts is on hand playing the harpsichord, organ and piano. Fundraiser for Age UK Camden’s NW3 Good Neighbours’ scheme: classical concert, St Saviour’s, Eton Road, NW3, 7pm, £5/child £4/family ticket £12

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