On Sunday March 23rd, the Leuven Jazz Festival celebrates Spiritual Jazz with ‘Deeper Still’, a day of concerts and DJ-sets. On the roster are concerts by the Nat Birchall Quintet (UK) and the Dree Peremans Quintet (Belgium), who play contemporary spiritual jazz, and DJ-sets by Francis Gooding (UK) and http://www.mixcloud.com/Blast_kid/ (Belgium), who will guide you through the genre’s history.
Read more: http://ldbk.eu/deeper-still-spiritual-jazz/
A set compiled by Francis Gooding. Francis Gooding writes about music, art and film, including sleeve-notes for labels such as Jazzman, Strut and Matsuli.
Illustration taken from Mary Lou Williams “Black Christ Of The Andes” LP’s cover