Trinity Buoy Wharf Live!: Grand Union Orchestra All Stars

07 August 2019 - 07 August 2019

6pm- 10pm

Trinity Buoy Wharf, The Electrician's Shop Gallery


"Trinity Buoy Wharf Live!" presents Jazz Wednesdays, featuring Grand Union Orchestra All Stars.


The hallmarks of great jazz are the same today as a century ago, when it emerged from America’s Deep South in New Orleans. Uniting musicians of all races, styles and instruments, jazz remains the freshest, most spontaneous and original of musical forms, enjoyed by millions around the world. Likewise, Grand Union Orchestra, from its base in the heart of East London, thrills audiences with the virtuoso talents of professional first-generation migrant musicians, creating a truly pioneering world jazz sound.

"These guys know that what brings people together is something shared.. the Grand Union Orchestra’s music makes you feel alive, makes you think and makes you long for a better world" On the Edge World Jazz Festival review


6pm: Venue and bar open

7pm: Grand Union Orchestra All Stars set 1

8pm- 8.30pm: Interval

8.30pm- 9.30pm Grand Union Orchestra All Stars set 2

10pm: Event ends


Trinity Buoy Wharf's Orchard Cafe will operate a take away service, taking orders at the bar between 6pm- 7.30pm. Orders will be delivered to your table during the interval.


  • Rainbow Falafel Wrap (vegan) £5.00
  • Cuban Quesadilla £7.50
  • Chicken and Avocado Salad £7.00
  • The Club Sandwich £8.50
  • Camembert and Fig Tart £8.00


The event line-up:

  • Zhu Xiao Meng (China), gu zheng (Chinese harp)
  • Ruijun Hu (China), dizi/xiao (Chinese bamboo flutes)
  • Yousuf Ali Khan (Bangladesh), tabla/voice
  • Shanti Jayasinha (Sri Lanka/Scotland), trumpet/cello
  • Louise Elliott (Australia), flute/tenor saxophone
  • Carlos Fuentes (Chile), Latin American percussion
  • Gerry Hunt (England), guitar/soprano saxophone
  • Andres Lafone (Uruguay), bass guitar
  • Paul Clarvis (England), drums

under the direction of composer Tony Haynes (piano/trombone)


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