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Paul Clarvis-John Paricelli Trio

18 January @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Join us for an evening of jazz and enjoyment with Paul Clarvis (jazz percussionist extraordinaire) and special guests!

Band line-up: John Paricelli (guitar), Misha Mullov Abbado (bass), Paul Clarvis (drums).

Born in Enfield, Clarvis was the late Leonard Bernstein’s preferred percussionist in London and featured as a soloist on the last night of the Proms in 1996 in a concerto for saxophone and drum kit by Sir Harrison Birtwhistle. In 1998 he was chairman of the Percussion judges for the BBC Young Musician of the Year and together with Sonia Slany he started Villagelife Records.

Clarvis also helped Rick Smith with the drum arrangement for the London Olympics 2012 opening, writing Dame Evelyn Glennie’s part and together with Smith, assisted in the training of the ceremony’s 1000 drummers.

Clarvis has worked with a number of notable musicians: Mick Jagger, Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Steve Swallow, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Sir John Dankworth to Sir Paul McCartney, John Taylor and Moondog, Gordon Beck, Bryan Ferry and Elton John. He has recorded with Marc Ribot, Sam Rivers, Richard Thompson, The Orb, John Adams, Michael Nyman, Loreena McKennitt, Mark Anthony Turnage and Michel Legrand as well as his own band Orquestra Mahatma.

He regularly holds gigs with Mose Allison and has also played with Nina Simone, Herbie Hancock and Ravi Shankar.

Doors open at 7pm, and music starts at 8pm.

Karamel – 4 Coburg Road, London N22 6UJ


18 January
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Event Category:


Collage Jazz


Karamel N22
4 Coburg Rd, Wood Green
London, N22 6UJ United Kingdom
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