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Manchester Jazz Festival - Xhosa Cole Quartet

Xhosa Cole Quartet

Friday 20 May
18.00-18.45, 19.15-20.00
Escape to Freight Island – The Ticket Hall

Winner of the 2018 BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year and the 2019 Parliamentary Jazz Award for Best Newcomer.

Having grown up in Handsworth, Xhosa Cole is now among a long legacy of Birmingham saxophonists including Soweto Kinch and Shabaka Hutchings.

Xhosa has performed twice at the BBC Proms, composed music for Birmingham-based string orchestra the Ripieno Players, recorded saxophone for Mahalia’s debut album Love and Compromise, completed a 22-date UK tour, all alongside his studies as a scholar at Trinity Laban Conservatoire.

*Your booking will secure a table for two hoursXhosa Cole Quartet

Friday 20 May
18.00-18.45, 19.15-20.00
Escape to Freight Island – The Ticket Hall

Winner of the 2018 BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year and the 2019 Parliamentary Jazz Award for Best Newcomer.

Having grown up in Handsworth, Xhosa Cole is now among a long legacy of Birmingham saxophonists including Soweto Kinch and Shabaka Hutchings.

Xhosa has performed twice at the BBC Proms, composed music for Birmingham-based string orchestra the Ripieno Players, recorded saxophone for Mahalia’s debut album Love and Compromise, completed a 22-date UK tour, all alongside his studies as a scholar at Trinity Laban Conservatoire.

*Your booking will secure a table for two hours

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Escape to Freight Island - The Plant Room (MJF)
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Friday, 20 May 2022
18:00

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