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Jaga Jazzist

Roundhouse presents In the Round Friday 27 January Jaga Jazzist + support Tickets £15 - £20 / Doors 7pm - part of In The Round Jaga Jazzist are one of the most celebrated and influential of the Norwegian post-jazz bands. Part jazz ensemble, part post-rock outfit and part electronica pioneers, they have always been an absurdly difficult band to pigeonhole. Their constant re-invention and restless energy has marked them out as standard-bearers for a new musical sound and one whose music has been a profound influence on both the contemporary jazz and electronica scenes, as well as helping to define a new musical space between the genres. Influenced by artists from Gil Evans to Radiohead, My Bloody Valentine to Tortoise, Oslo 13 to Motorpsycho and Fela Kuti to Steve Reich, Jaga Jazzist have created a sound unlike anyone else. Their live shows, driven by an arsenal of multi-instrumentalists – all leaders and producers in their own right - are marked by a hypnotic intensity that brings their already thrilling music to powerful life. For tonight’s very special performance and Roundhouse debut, expect to hear music from their recent electronica-heavy, Ninja Tune Records release, Starfire, alongside hits from their illustrious back catalogue.   “sounds that recall everything from Weather Report to big-band jazz, krautrock, Radiohead or even the Pat Metheny Group” The Guardian   Roundhouse presents In the Round 26 January - 04 February 2017   Thursday 26 January                        Lambchop Friday 27 January                             Jaga Jazzist Saturday 28 January                        Lisa Hannigan Tuesday 31st January                      Orchestra Baobab Wednesday 1 February                     Susheela Raman and Ghost Gamelan Orchestra Thursday 2 February                        Martha Wainwright + Ed Harcourt Friday 3 February                              The Tiger Lillies Saturday 4 February                          Julian Cope Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8EH

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