Sunday 9th September 2018
£20.00 - £40.00
As she prepares to release her twelfth studio album redisCOVERed on May 25th, the virtuosic and vibrant Judith Owen announces her only UK date of 2018. Returning to London’s Ronnie Scott’s – where her live career began - on Sunday September 9th Judith and her band will also be joined on stage by special guests:
Lizzie Ball-Special guest – violin
Gabriella Swallow-Special guest – cello
Alex Garnett-Special guest - saxes
“Two decades ago when she was playing laid-back support sets at Ronnie Scott’s, it was obvious that Owen was a singer-pianist with an uncategorisable sensibility – embracing jazz and blue eyed soul a la Steely Dan” - Sunday Times Culture.
This firebrand singer, songwriter, pianist and raconteur is currently riding the wave of a tremendous couple of years. Her previous album Somebody’s Child was adored by critics around the world with The Sunday Times selecting it as one of the best records of 2016 and Analog Planet said that it “sparkles with Owen’s witty energy” noting that “the songs will stay with you long after the record ends”.
“A female Randy Newman” – Jamie Cullum
“Funny and fearless” - New York Times
In May Judith will be releasing redisCOVERed, a bold new album that features an inspired and inventive collection of covers. What every track on redisCOVERed - be it an audacious take on Drake’s Hotline Bling or a smooth interpretation of Donna Summer’s evergreen 70s dancefloor classic Hot Stuff - reveals is that what we bring to a song that we love is what ultimately defines its truth. As she has done since her earliest days attempting to plunk out the music of Mozart and Debussy on her family’s piano to her days playing four hour sets in piano bars fulfilling customer requests, Judith makes these songs her own. She moulds the familiar melodies and lyrics to contemporary pop hits and longtime favorites to her unmistakable voice and style.
Photographer credit: Sue Flood
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