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John Stevens celebrated in day long festival

The life of drummer, Spontaneous Music Ensemble founder and UK improv polymath John Stevens is set to be celebrated with a day long festival at London’s Southbank Centre next month. The programme will include a new piece by David Toop, plus performances by Courtney Pine, Mark Sanders, Steve Beresford, Trevor Watts, Louis Moholo-Moholo, Byron Wallen, Annie Whitehead and more.

The performances takes place on 22 November, as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival. More details via the Southbank.