Born and raised in NZ to a Congolese master percussionist on a diet of hip hop, jazz and dance music, drummer/composer Myele Manzanza is fast establishing himself as significant musical force on London’s dynamic scene of new wave jazz artists. Making an early name on the global stage having been selected from over 20,000 applicants to participate in the Red Bull Music Academy in London in 2010, he has multiple solo album releases on esteemed international labels Sound Signature, First Word and BBE and is recognized as one of NZ’s top jazz musicians, having been nominated for the 2017 NZ Jazz Album of the Year for his sophomore album OnePointOne and 2020 APRA Best Jazz Composition for his work Mortality from the A Love Requited LP.

This concert is supported by Arts Council England’s Supporting Grassroots Live Music Fund and Forsyth Pianos.

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07 Nov 2022


7:00 pm - 10:30 pm


NQ Jazz - The Yard
The Yard, 11 Bent Street, Manchester M8 8NF

The Yard