Phronesis, Incognito and Melt Yourself Down added to Love Supreme Jazz Festival


phronesislovesupremeThe Love Supreme Jazz Festival is set for its second big year of midsummer madness with the news that piano trio sensation Phronesis (pictured left), US daisy-age hip hoppers De La Soul, Brit funkers Incognito and rising jazz star Jaimeo Brown have all been added to the bill for the three day greenfield event that takes place from 4-6 July in the picturesque surroundings of Glynde Place in east Sussex.

The festival, which is presented by Jazz FM and sponsored by Jazzwise, adds Phronesis, Melt Yourself Down and Natalie Wiliams to the Saturday Arena Stage alongside The Computers and Ollie Howell Quintet announced in March. Saturday’s Big Top Stage adds Matthew Halsall, Nikki Yanofsky and Reuben James Trio to the already announced Dave Holland’s Prism and Derrick Hodge Band, while the Main Stage adds Incognito and Natalie Williams Soul Family to the bill that’s headlined by Jamie Cullum, Laura Mvula and Snarky Puppy.

The Sunday bill brings in De La Soul and Imelda May to the Main Stage alongside Courtney Pine, Soul II Soul, José James and Alice Russell and the Arena Stage adds Jaimeo Brown, James Tormé, newly signed Blue Note trumpeter Takuya Kuroda and Slowly Rolling Camera to headliners Gregory Porter, Christian McBride Trio and Curtis Stigers. The Arena Stage additions include Laura Jurd, Cecilia Stalin, Chloe Charles and Norwich-based rising stars Mammal Hands alongside headliners Polar Bear and the Hidden Orchestra.

In addition to these stages, where more names will be announced shortly, rising stars and local bands will appear on the Bandstand Stage throughout the weekend.

– Jon Newey

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