Who’s playing in the festival?

Some stunning musicians, VJs and choirs will be performing in this year’s festival including:

Now Is The Time…Let Freedom Ring!
by Denys Baptiste

Denys Baptiste

Denys Baptiste leader/tenor saxophone
Nathaniel Facey (or Jason Yarde)   alto saxophone
Mark Kavuma   trumpet
Nathaniel Cross   trombone
Omar Puente   violin
Johnny T   violin
Jenny Adejayan   cello
David Kadumukasa   cello
Giorgio Serci   guitar
Andrew McCormack   piano
Gary Crosby   double bass
Rod Youngs   drums
Satin Singh (or Pete Eckford)   percussion
conducted by
Harry Brown   Musical Director

plus fantastic FREEDOM CHOIRS of all shapes and sizes
drawn from local communities visited on the tour

and powerful imagery and live video mix by VJs
Yeast Culture


Where Dreams Lead
by Peter Edwards

with the Nu Civilisation Orchestra

Nu Civilisation Orchestra

Final Line-up to be announced shortly…

Will Gibson   alto sax
Lewis Daniel   alto sax
Alam Nathoo   tenor sax
Ian Bumstead  baritone sax
Laura Jurd   trumpet
Mark Perry   trumpet
Jacob Philips   trumpet
Rosie Turton   trombone
Harry Brown   trombone
Joe Armon-Jones   piano
tbc   double bass
Eddie Hicks   drums
conducted by
Peter Edwards   Musical Director

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