Gateshead International Jazz Festival 2018

Double Bill: Kokoroko and Skeltr

Sage Two

KOKOROKO (meaning ‘be strong’ in Urhobo) area collective of musicians brought together by a love for Afrobeat. They specialise in a soul shaking, horn fuelled sound with West African roots and Inner London hues.

Skeltr are an electrifying new duo in which Sam Healey’s roaring sax lines soar above Craig Hanson’s drum patterns, electronic soundscapes and samples, manipulated live in the moment: a striking, expansive sound with a buzzing energy at its core.

Part of Gateshead International Jazz Festival 2018

Part of Gateshead International Jazz Festival 2018

Gateshead International Jazz Festival is back for 2018 and will welcome some of the greatest jazz artists from around the globe at the three-day event. The UK’s biggest jazz festival held under one roof, fills four stages at Sage Gateshead from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 April 2018. Headlining...

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