Jason Moran, Vintage Trouble, Taylor McFerrin, David Lyttle and Ibibio Sound Machine also confirmed in second wave of announcementsThe Love Supreme Festival, which returns to Glynde Place in East Sussex this July, has announced a second raft of names, which includes a broad selection of superstar international acts and outstanding emerging talent from the worlds of jazz, soul, R&B, pop and beyond.
Joining an adventurous line-up, that already features the likes of Chaka Khan, Van Morrison, Candi Staton, Submotion Orchestra, The Bad Plus Joshua Redman, GoGo Penguin and Ginger Baker, are chart-topping UK soul singer Lisa Stansfield, Sly and the Family Stone co-founder Larry Graham, Rebecca Ferguson, who will perform music from her recently released Billy Holiday tribute Lady Sings The Blues, and Grammy-nominated, Brit Award-winning singer Neneh Cherry, who once again teams up with London duo RocketNumberNine to perform songs from her extensive back catalogue as well as from 2014’s acclaimed album Blank Project.
Also joining the bill are visionary US pianist Jason Moran, who brings his ‘All Rise: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller’ project to the UK fresh off the back of writing the score for Oscar-winning Martin Luther King film Selma, blues-rock quartet Vintage Trouble, funk-inflected African-electronic outfit Ibibio Sound Machine, Irish drummer and composer David Lyttle, and singer and multi-instrumentalist Taylor McFerrin, son of Bobby McFerrin.
Alongside a packed weekend of gigs, Jazz FM’s Funky Sensation will once again be taking over the Arena on the Friday night and kicking off the weekend in style.
Lisa Stansfield:“I can't wait to play the Love Supreme Festival alongside this incredible array of great artists. Glynde Place is a beautiful setting for a festival and it’s going to be such a special occasion performing for everyone in the Sussex sunshine in July”.
Love Supreme is the UK’s only major greenfield jazz festival and takes place over the weekend of the 3rd, 4th and 5th July 2015. Day tickets start at ￡55 and weekend tickets start at ￡110.