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Anthony Joseph celebrates Windrush

Taking place on 17 November at London Barbican, the event will feature new commission Windrush Suite by Jason Yarde

As part of EFG London Jazz Festival 2018 the British/Trinidadian poet, novelist and musician Anthony Joseph has curated a series of performances in celebration of the Windrush generation and the influence the group have had on British multiculturalism. The evening takes place 70 years since HMT Empire Windrush’s arrival in Port of Tilbury, Essex.

Central to the show is a new commission, Windrush Suite, by composer, director and saxophonist Jason Yarde. That will be performed by Joseph alongside a pan-Caribbean ensemble and Calypso Rose. Anthony Joseph & friends - Windrush: A Celebration will take replace on 17 November at Barbican Centre.