Tuesday 18th December 2018
£10.00 - £10.00
Helena Kay – Saxophone
Fergus Ireland – Bass
David Ingamells – Drums
Helena grew up in Perth, Scotland and moved to London in 2012 to begin studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, graduating in 2016 with a First Class in BMus Jazz (Hons) and also awarded the Anjool Malde Jazz Prize for the highest jazz final recital mark that year. In 2015 she won the Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year, and in 2017 she won the Peter Whittingham Jazz Award, the prize of which she is used to record and release her debut album “Moon palace”
Now with a busy career as performer and teacher, she has performed at the Glasgow Jazz Festival, London Jazz Festival, Aberdeen Jazz Festival, Manchester Jazz Festival and more.
Helena has also played with musicians such as Barry Green, Nick Costley-White, Calum Gourlay, Tommy Smith, Ryan Quigley, Hamish Stuart, Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (featuring Joe Locke, Arild Andersen, Tommy Smith), Issie Barratt and is currently studying in New York.
From Monday to Saturday and following the main act, Ronnie Scott’s presents UK’s finest talents in the Late Late Show. A late night ‘blowing session’ where invited guests and musical celebrities such as Stevie Wonder, Esperanza Spalding, Marcus Miller, Robert Glasper, Lady Gaga, Christian Scott etc who happen to be in town are showcased – you never know who might drop by! Doors 11pm (weekdays) & 1am (weekends).
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