Steam Down – The Sermon Is Love


If 2018 has been the year jazz elbowed its way back into mainstream culture, then Steam Down, the south London night where Kamasi Washington comes to jam and the atmosphere is unrivalled, has become the new jazz gen's sweaty hotbed of invention. Thomas Rees meets the community of musicians, among them Nubya Garcia and Theon Cross, who get the dancefloor jumping, forging a unique connection with their audiences in the process

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