MORE THAN JUST THE WINDRUSH

WED 30 MAY
7 - 8:30PM
LONDON: AUTOGRAPH

£5 / £4

About the Event

Lloyd Bradley, author of Sounds Like London: 100 Years of Black Music in the Capital, discusses a century of cultural contribution from the Commonwealth, and how it changed the face of British music.

From jazz to calypso to soul to lovers rock to jazz/funk to Soul II Soul to jungle to garage to grime to dubstep, thanks to a constant influx of musicians and ideas from countries such as Trinidad, Ghana, Nigeria, Jamaica, Sierra Leone, Guyana, Antigua and South Africa, British black music remains one of the world’s most fertile creative environments.

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In this talk Lloyd will join the dots to celebrate the spirit and ingenuity that connects Lord Kitchener to Courtney Pine to Janet Kaye to Stormzy to Rey BLK.

Lloyd Bradley is one of the UK’s leading black music experts and cultural commentators, and has been documenting modern black music and culture from the UK, Jamaica and the US for over thirty years. He is the author, among others, of Bass Culture: When Reggae Was King (Penguin); Sounds Like London: 100 Years of Black Music in the Capital (Serpents Tail) and co-author of Ian Wright: A Life In Football (LittleBrown).

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Lloyd Bradley is one of the UK’s leading black music experts and cultural commentators, and has been documenting modern black music and culture from the UK, Jamaica and the US for over thirty years. He is the author, among others, of Bass Culture: When Reggae Was King (Penguin); Sounds Like London: 100 Years of Black Music in the Capital (Serpents Tail) and co-author of Ian Wright: A Life In Football (LittleBrown).

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Supported using public funding by Arts Council England


Images, from top: Syd Shelton, Ranking Roger, The Beat. Rock Against Racism, Coventry, 1981. 2) Frankyln Rodgers, Loretta Rodgers, 31 January 2006.