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St George is to host the fifth Imperial Wharf Jazz Festival on Thursday 17 & Saturday 19 September at London's leading riverside destination.

The free event will run from 6pm until 10pm on Thursday 17 September and 1pm until 10pm on Saturday 19 September, providing a stage for some of the world's finest musicians.

This year's exciting programme includes bassist Kyle Eastwood, son of film star Clint, MOBO award winning saxophonist YolanDa Brown, authentic Brazilian trio Rio Jazz, prolific composer, songwriter and artist Stan Tracy CBE, Sarah Gillespie featuring Gilad Atzmon, BBC Jazz Awards "Best Jazz Vocalist" Ian Shaw, The Neil Cowley Trio and the vibrant Ska Cubano, bringing their upbeat mix of ska and mambo.

Ross Faragher, Managing Director of St George Central London commented: "St George is delighted to be hosting this free event at Imperial Wharf for the whole family. The festival offers Londoners, the local community and those from further afield the opportunity to hear some wonderful music in a new destination, whilst dining al fresco at one of the many excellent restaurants."

The Imperial Wharf Jazz Festival adds colour to London's regular diary of free events with music the whole family can enjoy in a fantastic setting on the north bank of the River Thames adjacent to Chelsea Harbour.

At the heart of Imperial Wharf is the Mediterranean style Boulevard, offering the perfect opportunity to relax in style at one of several exciting restaurants and bars over-looking the Thames whist enjoying the Imperial Wharf Jazz Festival 2009. There are a range of fine restaurants on offer where one can either dine al fresco or within the stylish interiors of the various establishments'. Diners can enjoy the Chinese and Teppanyaki delights of Yi-Ban (020 7731 6606), Thai delicacies from the palatial Saran Rom (020 7751 3331), Indian flavours from Memories of India on the River (020 7731 6606) and the highly acclaimed seafood of Deep (020 7736 3337), as well as the highly popular Young's Waterside bar and restaurant (020 7371 0802).

The Jazz Festival has been programmed and produced in partnership with St George by leading event production company ESIP also behind the international concert series 'Made in the UK' and the Global Mix record label.


Thursday 17th September

YolanDa Brown

Kyle Eastwood

Saturday 19th September

Ska Cubano

The Neil Cowley Trio

Ian Shaw

Sarah Gillespie featuring Gilad Atzmon

Stan Tracy Trio

Rio Jazz

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