19:00 – DOORS
20:30 – ABSTRACT ORCHESTRA
23:00 – FINISH
ABSTRACT ORCHESTRA plays the music of J DILLA
16-piece live Orchestra with MC’s and vocalists perform the music of legendary Hip Hop producer J DILLA.
The Abstract Orchestra is an allstar Hip-hop Big Band made of the finest musicians in the U.K that have recorded and toured with the top acts in the world
Inspired by the legendary live performances of The Roots and Jay-Z and the 40 piece orchestral arrangements by Miguel-Atwood Ferguson of the work of J Dilla, the band strives to merge great musical arrangements with incredible Hip-hop form across the decades to create an amazing live experience that truly is jaw dropping. The band comprises of world class musicians that have performed and toured with the best in Hip-hop, R&B, Soul, Dub, Pop and Jazz.
Conductor/MD: Rob Mitchell
Sax: Rob Mitchell / Jim Corry / James Russell / Dan Brunskill / Simon Kaylor
Trumpet: Malcolm Strachan / Jack Davis / Simon Beddoe
Trombone: Kev Holbrough / Danny Barley / Patrick Martin / Chris Hibard
Bass : Chris ‘Fatty’ Hargreaves
Keys: George Cooper
Drums: Joost Hendrickx
MC’s: Special Guests TBA
Vox: Anna Uluru / Akin Amusan