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Godwin Louis - "Psalms and Proverbs"

date
Friday April 19, 2024
time
19:30 - 23:00 (GMT Standard Time)
venue
Sunbeam Theatre
location
79 Barlby Road, W10 6AZ, London Get Directions
tags
Jazz

Godwin Louis - "Psalms and Proverbs"


Supported by our soundscape designers Bang & Olufsen.

Doors open at 6:30pm

Dinner orders to be taken by 7:15pm

Performance begins at 7:45pm

£30 Table Seating | £15 Standing


Godwin Louis (Saxophones), Jean-Paul Estievenart (Trumpet), Jeremy Dumont (Piano), Geraud Portal (Bass), Harvel Nakundi (Drums)

One of the finest U.S. alto saxophonists of his generation, Godwin Louis is playing his UK debut concert promoting the release of his new album “Psalms and Proverbs”.

”You will be mesmerized by his sound.” - JazzTimes

Bio

Godwin Louis, the accomplished saxophonist, composer, educator, philanthropist, humanitarian and entrepreneur is a trailblazer in the world of music and beyond. He was born in Harlem, New York, and raised in Bridgeport, CT and Port Au Prince, Haiti into a multicultural background rooted in Haitian heritage.

A graduate of Berklee College of Music, and the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance, Godwin has studied and performed with Herbie Hancock, Clark Terry, Roger Dickerson, Ron Carter, Al Foster, Billy Preston, Patti Labelle, Toni Braxton, Prince, Babyface, Madonna, Barry Harris, Howard Shore, Mulatu Astakte, Mahmoud Ahmed, Wynton Marsalis, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra just to name a few.

Godwin is a professor at the prestigious Berklee College of Music and a humanitarian ambassador. He has travelled from Benin to China to help promote cross-cultural understanding and introduce thousands to America’s indigenous art form, through public concerts, master classes, and jam sessions. Godwin is also the founder of Experience Ayiti, a nonprofit educational, multidisciplinary arts organization.

Godwin has cultivated a diverse musical palette, seamlessly blending jazz, gospel, classical, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, and global sounds. His compositions serve as a testament to his creative depth, exploring the intersections of tradition and innovation.

As a composer and arranger, Godwin has received a Grammy nomination for his work on world-renowned vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant's album titled Mélusine, as well as receiving the Jerome Foundation Emerging Artist Grant, and the Jazz Gallery's "New Works Commission".

Godwin’s debut album, entitled “Global”, was released in February 2019 with his latest work, “Psalms and Proverbs”, will be released in April of 2024 on the Blue Room Music Label.

Discover Godwin Louis: YouTube | Website | Facebook | Instagram

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  • Table Seating
    £30.00 per ticket
    Table service for food and drinks will be available. The event will accommodate group seating. Attendees coming alone will be seated at random.
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