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Charles Bradley & his Extraordinaires and Terence Blanchard added to this summer’s bill

02 / 05 / 2013
Charles Bradley & his Extraordinaires and Terence Blanchard added to this summer’s bill

We are pleased to announce that “The Screaming Eagle of Soul," Charles Bradley will be performing at Love Supreme this summer along with his Extraordinaires. The Daptone soul man rose to fame after 48 years of struggling and released his debut album; ‘No Time for Dreaming’ aged 62. Bradley was also the subject the documentary, ‘Soul of America’ which told the story of his journey from a James Brown impersonator to one of the key figures in modern soul music and we are very happy to be welcoming to Glynde this summer.

He is joined by the multi award-winning Terence Blanchard one of jazz’s greatest living trumpet players.  Blanchard has worked with countless artists including Love Supreme artist, Brandford Marsalis on the Spike lee classic; ‘Mo Better Blues’.  A true jazz icon who will be playing the Big Top on Sunday.

Also taking to the stage is acoustic blues singer/song writer, Eric Bibb who will bring his unique sound to Love Supreme on Saturday alongside Ryan Quigley who over the last ten years has become one of the most well-known and in demand trumpet players on the UK music scene. He will be bringing the Ryan Quigley Big Band to Love Supreme to play classic Beatles songs with a big band twist. One of the UK’s finest young talents, Troyka will also be appearing, performing their eclectic mix of jazz, rock and dance music.

Clarinettist, Arun Ghosh will be specially presenting some of his new material from his forth-coming album for festival goers and to get you moving Electro-swing act, Kitten and The Hip will be bringing their upbeat live show to Glynde this summer.  Jazz FM Album of the Week artist Oli Rockberger will also be appearing playing tracks from his Piano driven albums and you can also catch Brass Jaw, the brass four-piece will not only be performing the best funky  jazz on stage but also around and about the festival arena.

All these artists will be joining Bryan Ferry & The Bryan Ferry Orchestra, Jools Holland & His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, Chic feat. Nile Rodgers, Michael Kiwanuka, Esperanza Spalding, Melody Gardot, Brand New Heavies and many more.

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It is with a heavy heart that we announce the festival’s 8th edition will be postponed and will now take place 2nd - 4th July 2021.

Read the full statement, including line up confirmed so far, here.

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