UK SXSW JAZZ SHOWCASE SPONSORSHIP PITCH
With unexpected lines round the block in Austin and international media headlines the showcase headed to New York, Paris and Sao Paolo before returning to SXSW under the name Outernational in 2018 with an even bigger buzz and featuring break-out acts Ezra Collective and Nubya Garcia.
The Outernational showcase will return to Main II in 2019 with the strongest line-up of young UK jazz yet and is looking for a headline sponsor who can support this ground-breaking and super-creative scene. Investment required $20k.
Jazz re:freshed have been leaders in the alternative UK jazz scene for 15 years, setting up a record label, annual festival, club nights, and a weekly live music night in Notting Hill. In March 2017, just as the new London jazz scene was about to explode, they teamed up with British Underground and hosted the first UK jazz showcase at SXSW featuring key scene-makers including drummer and band-leader Moses Boyd and saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings (who recently signed to the legendary Impulse! label).
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