26 Aug

Lonnie Liston Smith & The New Cosmic Echoes

Beat Bar - Leeds

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This rare intimate performance from one of contemporary music’s most versatile musicians will be one to remember!

Monday 26th August 2013
Doors: 07:00PM – 12:00AM
Price: Early Bird £10, Advanced £12, Door £15

Lonnie Liston Smith & The New Cosmic Echoes (Live)

In a career that spans some 40 years, he has been heard in a variety of context as a featured sideman for some of Jazz music’s most illustrious leaders such as Pharoah Sanders and Miles Davis before forming Lonnie Liston Smith And The Cosmic Echoes in the mid 70’s going on to record a number of albums widely regarded as classics in the fusion / Quiet Storm / smooth jazz and acid jazz genres. He is a keyboardist of the first rank and has influenced a generation of young players that have acknowledged his rhythmic urgency (swing), harmonic acumen and composing skills.

DJ Lubi
With over 20 years DJ experience, Lubi Jovanovic is one of the original UK latin “Dons” from back in the day! Started spinning heavy mambo and latin jazz for jazzdancers in the early 80’s, progressed to salsa in the late 80’s/early 90’s, and through to Latin after the millenium. On another tip, Lubi has been spinning old school funk, jazz, soul, brasilian beats, hiphop and r&b for years as part of the DIG! Family crew, guesting in London on numerous occasions at venues like Jazz Cafe and Point 101.

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Lonnie Liston Smith & The New Cosmic Echoes