Women In Jazz Media present Black Lives In Music

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  • Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club


  • Live Music
  • Tickets from £20.00
  • Live Music and Jazz
  • Over 12
  • Wed, 17th Nov 2021 @ 20:00 - 22:00
  • 20:00 - 22:00


Women in Jazz Media - EFG London Festival celebrate the amazing work of Black Lives In Music 

Black Lives in Music stands for equal opportunities for Black people to be able to work successfully in the UK music industry without being the subject of discrimination.



Roger Wilson has many years of experience on both sides of the stage as musician, educator, tour manager and administrator. Conservatoire trained, he has worked extensively in the commercial, jazz and classical sector with a wide range of artists from Lesley Garett and Bryn Terfel to James Brown and Quincey Jones. He has also played in some of London’s most successful music theatre productions. As an instrumental teacher and lecturer, Roger has worked throughout the UK music education sector at all levels. In recent years, he has been dedicated in his support for the professional development of aspiring young jazz musicians.

Guest Speaker: carol Leeming, MBE FRSA Polymath

Carol’s music career, encompasses, international 90’s House music record hits, also in international films, e.g. Trainspotting and Angie. Currently, Carol is writing her own original Nu Jazz music. Carol’s other current roles include Music Director, Composer, Educator, Curator, Programmer, Promoter. Carol is a member of BLiM, Jazz Connects. Carol and her band the Random Acts of Senseless Beauty, perform and plan, a recording session for the future, for a new album of songs, titled Jupiter Butterfly

Jay Phelps

Trumpeter, composer, educator and entrepreneur Jay Phelps has performed with some of the world’s top names. Having released five albums as a leader and with an instantly recognisable tone, Canadian born Phelps is a household name on the Jazz scene in the UK with a steadily growing international presence.

Alongside his musical endeavours, Jay is the founder and director of SoulEndvr, a new casting agency specialising in providing the UK’s top Black and Ethnic minority musicians for roles in TV/ Film and advertising. Phelps is a presenter at Worldwide FM and most recently Jazz FM and July 1st releases Vol 1 of his EP series Broken Standards’.

Daniel Higham

Daniel Higham grew up in London where he began playing the trombone at the age of 7. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music as well as the Purcell School of Music. Currently, Daniel is a member of the Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra and the Kansas Smitty’s House Band and has recorded for musicians such as Jamie Cullum.

Jas Kayser

Jas Kayser is 24-year-old drummer, composer, band leader and Paiste Cymbals and Natal Drums artist from the UK currently based between London and Panama City.

Jas’s most recent release is her sultry new Debut EP Unforced Rhythm of Grace, available now on all platforms. This release has gained attention and support from London's impressive jazz scene such as Jamie Cullum, BBC 3, Jazz FM and Jazzwise.

Jas completed her undergraduate and masters degrees at Berklee College of Music whilst studying and playing alongside mentors such as Terri Lyne Carrington, Danilo Perez, Ralph Peterson and Neal Smith. During this time Jas began to explore the common grounds between Jazz and Afro-beat which led to her creating her original sound and compositions.

*Since 1949, the Mental Health Foundation has been the UK’s leading charity for everyone’s mental health. With prevention at the heart of what they do, the MHF aim to find and address the sources of mental health problems so that people and communities can thrive. They take a public mental health approach to prevention, finding solutions for individuals, those at risk and for society, in order to improve everyone’s mental wellbeing. 





Ticket Event time Cost
Standard Admission

Doors: 7pm / Show: 8 - 10pm 

20:00 - 22:00 £20.00



Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club, 140 Newington Butts, SE11 4RN


Toulouse Lautrec
Paying tribute to one of France's most flamboyant artists, Toulouse Lautrec is an intimate Brasserie & Wine Bar in Kennington, South London. Brimming with the bohemian charm of the Parisian jazz bars of a bygone era. The venue is rapidly becoming one of London's finest live music venue providing quality live music from Jazz to Soul Funk, from French Chansons to Latin Salsa.

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3) If you are unable to attend you are welcome to transfer them to a friend in your name.
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6) Seating is unreserved and on a 1st come, 1st served basis; please arrive early if you have a preference.
7) Once the performance has begun, we reserve the right to fill any empty seats with people who are on our waiting list or at the door. Late arrivals will still be permitted however you may be asked to stand at the back until seating can be provided at such time.
8) Certain events require a non-talking or quiet audience. You may be asked to leave or move to the outdoor terrace should you wish to talk to avoid disrupting the experience of our other attendees.
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