Schneider, McLaughlin, Pascoal and more for the Barbican
The Barbican in London features top jazz artists in the first half of 2022.
They include the Maria Schneider Orchestra performing new material from their 2020 album Data lords (January 29), the Manchester trio GoGo Penguin presenting the music of the eponymous group of 2020 GoGo Penguin (February 10, also broadcast live), Brazilian multi-and “found” instrumentalist Hermeto Pascoal performing with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (May 5) and guitarist John McLaughlin with The 4th Dimension (May 28).
In addition, on June 25, the SFJAZZ Collective returns to the Barbican after more than 15 years. It will star Gretchen Parlato, Chris Potter, David Sánchez, Etienne Charles, Warren Wolf, Edward Simon, Matt Brewer, Martin Luther McCoy and Kendrick AD Scott with their project New Works Reflecting the Moment.
These events follow a number of top jazz performances in late 2021 at the Barbican. For more information on all the upcoming Barbican jazz, search and scroll to barbican.org.uk/whats-on/contemporary-music.