Knight Life + TOPOĽANA | Double Album Launch at Left Handed Giant St Philips Brewery & Tap Room
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A gig on Sunday 19th November. The event starts at 16:00.

Embark on a Musical Journey: The Topoľana & Knight Life Experience

Knight Life by Sam Knight: Sam's music knows no boundaries. Influenced by Afro-Cuban, classical, and choral music, Knight Life is an eclectic blend of all Sam’s favorite genres, wrapped in jazz and tied up with a bow. But 'Knight Life' doesn't stop at its unique blend of styles. The album is a reflection of profound realizations, an acceptance of life's nuances, and the awakening of one's deepest yearnings. Sam's music is a poetic exploration of the human experience, delving into themes of mortality, lost years, creativity, depression, and stress. Amidst these powerful themes, a thread of optimism shines through, illuminating a path towards a brighter and more grounded future. Moreover, witness the magic as 300 vocal tracks, recorded at home with just a duvet and a microphone, are seamlessly woven into the live performance, creating an unforgettable auditory spectacle.

Line up:
Sam Knight - Tenor/Soprano Sax, Voice
Giuseppe Pucciarelli - Guitar
Brandon Atwell - E. Bass, Upright Bass
Floyer Sydenham - Drums
Mária Reháková - Electronics, BVs, Flute


TOPOĽANA by Mária Reháková: Venture into a world where jazz intertwines with folklore, and innovation dances with tradition. TOPOĽANA, led by the remarkable Mária Reháková, is a London-based sextet that transcends borders, marrying the improvisational soul of jazz with the melodies and rhythms of Slovak folk music. Drawing from her transformative years in a Slovak folklore ensemble, Mária's ensemble captivates the London jazz scene with a repertoire that is a harmonious blend of tradition and creative evolution. Experience the emerging talents that define TOPOĽANA and witness the magic as they bring Mária’s musical evolution to life.

Line up:
Mária Reháková – flutes, vocals
Sam Knight – tenor saxophone, backing vocals
Gustavo Clayton Marucci – clarinets
Eddie Lee – piano
Brandon Atwell – double bass
Floyer Sydenham – drums

Join us for an unforgettable night of musical innovation, as these two exceptional bands breathe life into their albums on one stage. This double-bill tour promises an unforgettable evening of immersive songs and soul-stirring performances that will leave you wanting more.

Don't miss this extraordinary musical odyssey—secure your spot now and let the music transport you!

16:00 - 17:00 Guests Arrive
17:00 - 17:15 Welcome and Intros
17:15 - 18:30 Topoľana
18:30 - 18:50 Interval
18:50 - 19:10 Album Discussion
19:10 - 19:30 Interval
19:30 - 20:45 Knight Life
20:45 - 23:00 MORE drinks and MORE celebrating!

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