Jazz Sensation, Jumoké performed at The Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis & Friends September 11, 2011, Learn More
The Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis & Friends | Thanks | The Event on Flickr | Tim’s Review
Learn more about the purpose of World Hunger Day. Photos from Jumoké Fashola’s World Hunger Day performance in January 2011 with Dionne Warwick & Mica Paris
Jumoké Fashola currently presents ‘Inspirit with Jumoké Fashola’, BBC London 94.9’s Sunday Breakfast faith & ethics magazine programme (Sundays 6am – 9am). She was named Religious Broadcaster of the Year in 2005, and won Bronze for faith programming at the 2010 BBC Gillard Awards. Jumoké has sung most musical forms from Handel to Gershwin, Kurt Weill to Paco Pena, at venues including the Royal Festival Hall, the Royal Albert Hall and the London Arena. She appeared at Meltdown Festival 09 with Bobby McFerrin and was part of the year long Leonard Bernstein celebration at the Southbank appearing in Mass conducted by Marin Alsop. Time Out Magazine describes her as a “Head-spinningly versatile singer”. She is the creator & host of the monthly Jazz Verse Jukebox – a Spoken Word, Poetry & Jazz night at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London.
She is accompanied on piano by Peter Edwards. www.jumokefashola.com
Jumoké Fashola & World Hunger Day
Jumoké performed at The Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis and Friends in September 2011. This was the first regional World Hunger Day event and took place at the largest theatre in East Anglia. It was also the first time that dancers from both The Royal Ballet and English National Ballet had taken to the stage at this theatre since the 1960’s.
Gary Avis, Suffolk-born star of the Royal Ballet and Patron of THP UK led the Gala hosted by another THP UK Patron, Angela Rippon OBE. Learn more about our Patrons.
Find out more about World Hunger Day and how you can Get Involved
Watch the World Hunger Day launch video on YouTube, featuring Tim Holder, Dionne Warwick & Åsa Skogström Feldt