NEWS: Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith in concert with Oxford Improvisers : COHESION FESTIVAL Nov & Dec 2011

Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith


Marking the tenth anniversary since the re-establishment of Oxford Improvisers and celebrating the remarkable range and diversity of music it has fostered in Oxford and beyond, Cohesion 2011 will be a unique four-day festival of new and improvised music and performance over a two-week period.


Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith, internationally famous composer and trumpeter, will play his own compositions both solo and with leading UK improvisers alongside the Oxford Improvisers orchestra. 

Information & regular updates visit: COHESION FESTIVAL 2011

Buy tickets : 24 November 2011 : Newman Rooms, Oxford &

Buy tickets : 26 November 2011 : JDP Music Building, Oxford

Pat Thomas, Alexander Hawkins,Tunde Jegede, Hafeez Al-Karrar and Ahmed Abdul Rahman, will all be performing in concert with Oxford Improvisers and dancers.

Buy tickets : 2 December 2011 : "BOUNDARIES": JDP Music Building 4.45pm & 9.15pm

Buy tickets : 3 December 2011 : "New Moves, New Sounds" : Pegasus Theatre  8pm  


Local dancers, artists and performance groups will also take part in specially created events with musicians from Oxford Improvisers.