19:00 – DOORS
21:00 – SHOW
22:45 – DJ SET
00:00 – CURFEW
BBC acclaimed musician, producer and host of the popular YouTube channel Doctor Mix, Claudio Passavanti presents a rare live performance of his 13-piece funk/disco/jazz ensemble: the Sunlightsquare Band. With special guest UK soul legend Omar, a 6 piece horn section lead by jazz heavyweight Quentin Collins, celebrated Cuban vocalist Rene Alvarez, the Sunlightsquare Band will perform to the spectacular visuals of a giant on-stage LED screen. Claudio and his band will also perform some of the more popular tracks on the Doctor Mix channel!
Find out more on https://drmix.uk
With 6 albums and 30 singles and countless remixes published in the span of 18 years, the Sunlightsquare project has become a staple in Jazz, Latin and House circles around the world. Claudio has collaborated with distinguished artists: Omar, DJ Spinna, Gilles Peterson, Dave Lee, AtJazz, Osunlade, Steve Gadd, Will Lee amongst many.
The track Sunlightsquare “I Believe In Miracles” (from the CD Havana Central) sold over 10,000 copies and became a cult success in the Latin circles worldwide. The 2011 album Britannia Shing-A-Ling – a 25-piece band live studio recording – was described by the BBC as ‘A triumph’.
Today Claudio is also an accomplished business entrepreneur, running a successful music/video production company, while building 1/2 a million subscribers YouTube channel about music production and studio life.