Event Preview: Arsenal of Sounds Final Party w/ The Grand Union Orchestra @ Woolwich Works (London; Friday 1st September 2023)

Words by Marco Canepari

Join us for an extraordinary evening on Friday, the 1st of September at Woolwich Works as we conclude the Arsenal of Sounds music series in style with a captivating performance by the acclaimed Grand Union Orchestra. Recently honoured with a Special Award by the All-Party Parliamentary Jazz Group, GUO embodies creativity and collaboration in today’s diverse society.

Formed four decades ago during a period of radical artistic activism, the ensemble’s rich diversity is reflected in their compositions, which weave tales of migration, freedom, and social justice. With roots spanning the globe, their music encompasses Indian ragas, Latin American salsa, Chinese melody, reggae basslines, and more.

Under the guidance of Tony Haynes, the Grand Union Orchestra has been a dynamic force in London’s music scene for over 40 years. On September 1st, they will deliver two unique sets at Woolwich Works, celebrating cultural diversity and inclusivity.

Don’t miss this unforgettable fusion of music and cultural celebration as the Grand Union Orchestra brings the Arsenal of Sounds music series to a magnificent close. Experience world jazz that bridges cultures and tells human stories through music.



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