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Anthony Joseph in la Cité de la musique

Jazz à la Villette 2021

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Cast

Anthony Joseph — Singer, rapper
Rod Youngs — Drummer
Andrew John — Bass guitarist
Colin Webster — Alto saxophonist, Tenor/baritone saxophonist
Jason Yarde — Alto saxophonist, Tenor/baritone saxophonist
Denys Baptiste — Bass-clarinet, Tenor/saxophonist
Florian Pellissier — Pianist
Thibaut Remy — Guitarist

Program notes

Dive into the mind of brilliant poet Anthony Joseph, who shares his artistry with Jazz à la Villette audiences here in 2021. Born in Port of Spain, and with a doctorate in Creative Writing from Goldsmiths College, Joseph has always explored topics central to our societies, such as race relations and politics. Let Joseph and his band tell the story of the modern world through their frenetic and controlled playing and passion!

Anthony Joseph has a special story that originates from his African and Caribbean roots. This heritage indeed marks his writing and the subjects that challenge him, subjects on which he puts his incredibly captivating pen. This has led to his being named by Arts Council England and Renaissance One as one of fifty artists of African and/or Asian descent to have made a major contribution to contemporary British literature.

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Directed by:
Yvan Schreck
Production date: 2021
Production: Oléo Films/Radio France