Gentle bossas and swaying summer sambas
3 Nov – IRENE SERRA vocals & LUCA BOSCAGIN guitar
Up and coming Italian vocalist Irene Serra will perform an ecletic mix of material from straight-ahead jazz standards and swinging blues to beautiful Brazilian songs. Her past performances have included an appearance at the Barbican with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra), Pizza Express Jazz Club, Union Chapel, King’s Place and SpiceJazz Soho.
10 Nov – JOANNA EDEN vocals/piano & ANDRES LAFONE bass
Acclaimed singer/pianist and mentor to Sam Smith, Joanna Eden ("melody, mystery & bite" MOJO) joins forces with Uruguayan bassist Andrés Lafone ("Formidable talent" Latinos in London) (Snowboy, Airto Moreira, Basia, Negrocan) for an evening of latin jazz and jazzy latin with repertoire featuring songs by Jobim, Chick Corea, Wayne Shorter, Tania Maria as well as original compositions.
17 Nov – HEIDI VOGEL vocals & JOSUE FERREIRA guitar
Vocalist with The Cinematic Orchestra since 2006, Heidi appears on their albums ” To Believe “ , “Live at the Royal Albert Hall “, “ Late Night Tales “ and has opened for Erykah Badu in Dubai, performed at Montreux Jazz festival for Quincy Jones and appeared live on The Jimmy Kimmel Show on ABC. “...It is an approach that intensifies masterworks by Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, Gilberto Gil and Ivan Lins, better than any interpreter since Elis Regina. Vogel captures an intimacy that is less romantic than conspiratorial – whispered secrets and shared confidences rather than pillow talk.” – Jazz Times
24 Nov – LAUREN LUCILLE vocals & JO CALEB guitar
Born into a musical family near Brisbane, Australia, Lauren shares her love and life lessons and stories through a musical fusion of jazz/pop/folk and has a sassy, soulful and versatile voice. She has been writing music since the age of ten, which, being heavily influenced by her family and upbringing, has morphed and changed over the years into her own unique style. Her show with first call guitarist Jo Caleb will focus on her Latin repertoire as well as a few choice jazz standards and some originals.
Music starts at 6.30pm.