5 August 2013

The Dance Legacy of Windrush - Sheffield

This Saturday 10 August 2013 at Showroom Station, Sheffield

Mirror To The Soul film screening + Q&A with Stuart Baker
Followed by Soul Jazz Records DJs

On 22nd June 1948 the MV Empire Windrush arrived on the shores of the UK, containing 493 West Indian passengers. The following half a century's assimilation of Caribbean culture into the UK created of the most exciting music of its time: Dubstep, Jungle. This event will look at the relationship between the Caribbean and the UK, particularly documenting the specific culture that would go on to create the aforementioned Dance Music genres, a reminded of the connection dance music culture has to the history and identity of the environment it occupies.

Featuring a film screening of Soul Jazz Records' Mirror to the Soul a patchwork montage of historic Pathé footage and music from Caribbean culture during the aforementioned migrant transition. This will be followed by a Q&A and DJ set reception with director and Soul Jazz founder Stuart Baker.

Info on/tickets for  this event here