Tuesday 8th December 2020
£15.00 - £15.00
Entrance fee includes one dish from the bar menu (priced £5-£7).
Born and raised in New York from Italian descent, Noemi Nuti is a jazz and Latin singer, harpist and composer currently residing in London. She studied classical harp at Brunel University and improvisation and composition at Trinity College of Music , graduating with an MA in Jazz Performance in 2012. For this evening, Noemi focuses on her Brazilian jazz duo with guitarist Mario Bakuna and together they explore the music of Milton Nascimento, bringing the best of UK jazz and Brazilian scene together.
12 Jan – WENDY KIRKLAND vocals/piano & PAT SPRAKES guitar/bass
During lockdown Wendy and Pat entertained jazz fans online with 86 daily servings of Latin Lockdowns. The set includes material from this series plus two acclaimed albums, prompting 2018/2019 ACE funded tours at venues such as Pizza Express Jazz Club and The Stables. "Terrific pianist and singer. Assured and full of surprises." – ★★★★ Dave Gelly, Observer. "She's a jazz pianist AND a jazz singer who does both with feeling and flair."★★★★ Nigel Jarrett, Jazz Journal" WOW! A cracker - and brilliantly delivered." – Linley Hamilton, BBC Radio
19 Jan – SARA McGUINNESS piano & ELPIDIO ALEGRIA bass,vocals
A mainstay of the popular ‘Viva Cuba’ club night in Ronnie’s Bar with her band ‘Sarabanda, pianist Sara McGuinness will perform a range of Cuban music including son from the 40s and 50s, as popularised by Buena Vista Social Club, through to more contemporary timba and Salsa plus other Latin American sounds in this rare duo format with singer/bassist Elpidio Alegria.
26 Jan – 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
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