Jam with the Grand Union Regeneration Band

Thursday 14 October 2021

Grand Union Re:Generation Band host a monthly jam session welcoming you to their world of global inspirations, open to all instrumentalists, vocalists and music makers.


About Grand Union Re:Generation Band

The Re:Generation Band are a hybrid of non-standard instrumentalists (from Tabla to Ghuzeng to Kpanlogo players) and jazz players who share a love of traditional music forms from Bengal to the Caribbean via West Africa.

Formed of musicians from the Grand Union Youth Orchestra, the group consists of more experienced musicians on the threshold of a professional career. Working with musicians from the Grand Union Orchestra – themselves mainly first-generation migrants, experts in many different global musical traditions – the Re:Gen Band are developing their own material reflecting these and contemporary styles, which they’ve been performing in residency at Poplar Union’s ‘Live in the Library’ sessions. Grand Union’s ethos is a fusion of cultures and celebrating the diversity of East London; this is their musical melting pot.