Polar Bear New Video Exclusive ‘Life And Life’

Iconoclastic post-jazz band Polar Bear returned earlier this year with their fifth and most far-reaching electronically charged album to date, In Each and Every One. The band, that’s led by influential drummer/composer Seb Rochford, have just released a new video for the song ‘Life and Life’ which you can see below for the first time exclusively on Jazzwise – see the video below.

The band also head out for a series of dates across the summer and one in mid-November – you can see the band live on the following dates:
Meltdown, The Clore Ballroom, 
Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London (Free entry, 13 June); Third Rail Festival, Thames Prom, Richfield Ave, Reading (5 July), Love Supreme Festival, East Sussex 
Glynde Place (6 July); Brecon Jazz Festival, Powys 
Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon (10 August); and Millenium Hall, Ecclesall Road, Sheffield (13 November).

For more info go to polarbearmusic.bandcamp.com

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