Sunday 29th April
UK SOUL JAM: A celebration of UK SOUL featuring the best of London's & the UK's Soul talent. As seen on Sky TV.
UKSoulJam was born at Jazz Cafe Camden, in it's 6 years of existence each year the show hosts a spot light on the UK's Nu-Jazz & Soul-Jazz talent. This year the show is thrilled to bring it's Nu Jazz special to the legendary Ronnie Scotts.
This Month's Guests:
KAIDI TATHAM (4Hero/2000Black/Bugz In The Attic) YOLANDA CHARLES' THE DEEP MO
HEIDI VOGEL (Defected / Cinematic Orchestra)
+ Surprise guests
+ House band THE NEUTRONICS
+ Resident KTF DJs PAUL AAARON & DJ K15
Kaidi Tatham is one of the UK's finest Jazz artists who's skills range from multi-instrumentalist, writer, arranger & producer. Often known for his Nu Jazz, Soulful Dance music & Brokenbeat work from his major contribution as keys player, multi-intruments, production & remixes for acts such as 4Hero, Bugz In The Attic, 2000 Black & Mark De Clive Lowe.
An accomplished flute player & pianist he also is in demand on drums & percussion as well as excelling on bass, guitar & writing for strings & orchestral arrangements. In addition to Kaidi's own great solo releases inc. his dance production alias 'Agent K' Kaidi's performance, production, writing & remix credits read like a who's who of contempory Jazz, Soul, NeoSoul & Hip Hop inc. artists such as: Macy Gray, Amp Fiddler, Salsoul Orchestra, Amy Winehouse, Gene Harris, Vikter Duplaix, Fertile Ground, Soul II Soul, Rhiann Benson, Slum Village, Elzhi, Leroy Burgess, Mr Scruff, King Britt, IG Culture, Nathan Haines, Kyoto Jazz Massive, Ivana Santilli, Patricia Marx, Izzi Dunn, DJ Spinna, Bugz in the Attic, Blakai, Likwid Biskit, Mark De Clive Lowe, 2000 Black, 4 Hero, Afronaught, Phil Asher, Modaji, Bougie Souliterre, Donnie, Matt Lord, Mulatu, Silhouette Brown, Lady Alma, Mr Scruff, Eric Lau, Blakai, Dego, Blu & Blakai.
Kaidi already has two solo albums out + many singles & remixes with a new album forthcoming this year.
Kaidi's live sets are unique, distinct, fresh & exciting & we look forward to hearing a taste of what's coming on the new album.
YOLANDA CHARLES' THE DEEP MO:
Bassist Yolanda Charles music career reads like a who's who of the music biz notably working with Paul Weller from his solo career onwards & with everyone from BBKing, Van Morrison, Mick Jagger to name a few. Yolanda's 'The Deep MO' band brings us UK Heavy funk & fusion, no stranger to Ronnie Scotts - hear their return visit with new album material to play.
Heidi Vogel's musical range is as wide & diverse as her tours which have taken her the world over to theatre's across the USA, Brazil, The Far East inc. acclaimed festivals such as Fuji Rock Festival at Fuji Mountain & Coachella in LA, USA to sell out concerts with Gilles Peterson favourites The Cinematic Orchestra at The Royal Albert Hall in her London home town. Heidi's music touches on acoustic roots Samba music style of her Brazilian family heritage to contemporary Soul, Soulful House & Nu Jazz with releases out on labels such as Defected, King St Sounds, Duffnote, Slip & Slide, Further Out, SoulHeaven, Ninja Tune, Counterpoint & Expansion Records. Heidi's working credits read like a who's who of Soul & Dance music working with everyone from Isaac Hayes, Brand New Heavies to Bob Sinclair's Africanism. Heidi returns this time with a great new album! - be in the house to hear the latest from this relentless UKSoulJam favourite.
Jazz Bailey is one of the UK's freshest new Soul Jazz artists. With a dash of NeoSoul Jazz's organic sounding mix of harmonic Soul & Jazz the Hackney artist is gaining new fans by the minute. Having several releases already under his belt and recent work with DJ Vadim we look forward to what Jazz brings us live next on April 29th.
Kate Threlfall is one of our most promising artists from this generation of UK Jazz artists. Currently a London resident having been raised in Manchester with a classical and Jazz background Kate has performed in a variety of music set ups from small groups to the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Kate sings, plays Piano & also Cello & has toured the UK extensively with regular gigs in Leeds, Manchester & Liverpool. Kate has performed for Jazz FM here in London & also won UK Jazz Radio's award for "Best Vocalist" 2010. We look forward to hearing Kate once again live on April 29th
HOUSE BAND: THE NEUTRONICS
House band The Neutronics compare the evening and the jam session at the end of the night. Having backed many UK greats such as Omar and Junior, The Neutronics also have a steady following for their own Psychedelic Soul Funk work. Fronted by 'Super Soul Brother Del' aka Del Blake.
Keep The Faith Events resident DJs Paul Aaaron of Groove Lineage & NeoSoulWW & DJ Kay of K15 productions & UKSoulJam join the musical dots between the acts on the night.
About UK SOUL JAM
UK Soul Jam captures the energy and musical talent from London's Contemporary Soul Scene. Bringing together singers, players, & connoisseurs of Neo Soul, Nu Jazz, Credible Hip Hop and RnB, Brokenbeat, Reggae, Gospel and Soulful House scenes in London. A platform for new & established artists. At the end of the event the stage is opened up to the public (Medium skill level upwards) for an open jam session for singers & musicians in the house. email firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to perform. Previous surprise guests in our Jam session have inc. Amy Winehouse, Jeffrey Daniel of Shalamar, Nailah & Marsha Ambrosius of Floetry - make sure you're on the house to see who will surprise us.
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