About: Poejazzi

Poejazzi is a six year old organisation, we write about poetry, music and multimedia. We have received two five-star reviews at Edinburgh Festival, been named Time Out Critic’s Choice and included in its list of 101 Things To Do Around London. We have also featured many acts who have gone on to become mainstays in the spoken word and music scene, which just goes to show how creepily aligned our tastes are with yours! Poejazzi line up favourites include Ed Sheeran, Scroobius Pip, Polarbear, Kate Tempest and Jamie Woon.

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ImageHandler.ashx-2 Poejazzi is cashing out. After 8 years of promoting and showcasing some of the best spoken word and music out there, us crying happy tears into our sofas, watching the glorious successes of Jamie Woon, Ed Sheeran, Shabaka Hutchings, Kate Tempest, Scroobius Pip, Musa Okwonga and Ayanna Witter Johnson, reminiscing how we once paid them ...

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Poejazzi Live Session – Wooden Arms – Tide

Screen_Shot_2014-11-05_at_13.49.30 Wooden Arms are a innovative alt chamber music outfit that make lush but subtle music like the track above. Tide is an intriguing, contemplative and textured song that flowers open into a bursts of crescendo like harmonies evoking images of ebbing and flowing waves. Their symphonic EP of the same name is out now....

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Poejazzi Live Session – Machines – On This Spot

705690_382878518469211_1950582727_o Dark, romantic, and eerie futuristic R&B with a complex, layered attention to detail and an airy but strong vocal style via Machines. Machines are a South London five piece outfit that has been featured on NX Records (a collaboration between Matthew Herbert’s label Accidental Records and Goldsmiths College) well received annual Crossing Lines compilation of ...

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New Addition to Our November 11 Lineup – Equals

rsz_promo= Here at Poejazzi we’re constantly thinking of how to make our final show at the Royal Albert Hall the greatest send off since the bit at the end of ET when he went home with his buddies in their big bright massive space ship. As well as snagging Orange Prize shortlisted author Leone Ross, Poetry ...

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Poejazzi Live Session – Will Adlard – Somehow

Screen_Shot_2014-10-27_at_13.46.34 Will Adlard‘s song Somehow is one of the most emotionally provocative tracks we have heard in a long, long while.  Dark and romantic, Somehow sees Will combining blues and folk music to it’s most forgone conclusion: in perfect tandem with each other, never competing or overshadowing the other. Somehow sounds so good you wonder if ...

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