Xhosa Cole and the Ripieno Players perform at Birmingham Cathedral 1st Feb

Xhosa Cole, BBC Young Jazz Musician 2018, joins the Ripieno Players for the World Premiere of his own composition, ‘Fajar’.

Together with his own incredible Jazz Trio, Birmingham-born Xhosa Cole showcases why he is Britain’s foremost rising star in the Jazz scene.

Also on show is music from George Gershwin’s iconic Porgy and Bess and Harry Baker’s Lament, featuring the composer himself on Piano.

‘The Ripieno Players are the cream of the crop’ – OxStu

‘It was a joy to be immersed in the performances of the this talented young string ensemble’ – Midland Music Reviews




  • Xhosa Cole and the Ripieno Players
  • 1st February, 7.30pm
  • Birmingham Cathedral St Philip’s.
  • £12/5 conc.