Cutting edge acts lined up for Steve Reid Innovation showcase

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Nubya Garcia (pictured), Ola Szmidt and The Little Unsaid are to perform at the upcoming Steve Reid Innovation Fund showcase.

They will be joined by rising jazz ace Femi Koleoso, who will DJ at the event on 12 September at Total Refreshment Centre, London.

Doors open at 7pm and tickets are available now and priced at £5 (plus booking fee) from Omeara’s website here. The showcase is open to anyone aged 16 and over.

The Steve Reid Innovation Fund is run by PRS Foundation together with the Steve Reid Foundation to offer vital support to unsigned artists pushing musical boundaries.

All talent performing at the showcase are recent grantees, who have each received talent development bursaries and mentoring from Steve Reid Foundation trustees.

The current roster of trustees include pioneering artists Gilles Peterson, Four Tet, Theo Parrish, Floating Points, RocketnumberNine, Emanative and Charlie Dark.

Previous recipients of the award include Moses Boyd, Lady Vendredi, Hector Plimmer and Sarathy Korwar.

Read our recent New Jazz Generation feature, which includes Nubya Garcia and Femi Koleoso.