Thursday 21st January 2021
As we welcome in the new year, our doors are still closed to live audiences but we can still give you some live music. The show will be at 8pm GMT. The live stream will appear live here so simply bookmark this page. It is also available directly from our Facebook and our YouTube channel.
Donations: it is important in these uncertain times that these sessions remain free for all to view for now, so we are funding these entirely through donations - please make a donation so we can keep producing these for you, support our artists and live music - thank you!
Donation link >> https://ko-fi.com/ronniescotts
Line-up: LUCA MANNING vocals; MATT CARTER piano; SETH TACKABERRY bass; TOM POTTER drums
Luca takes a look at the iconic jazz divas who have influenced him and pays tribute to their voices and the songs they sang. Expect to hear classics from Nancy Wilson, Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McCrae and Ella Fitzgerald.
“...It’s a very direct, at times gut-wrenching voice, without any
redundant gimmicks or bragging shenanigans.” - Matthias kirsch, ginalovesjazz.com, Berlin
Luca Manning is an individual - an exciting artist with a big voice and a story to tell. After being named ‘Jazz Newcomer of the year’ at the 2020 Parliamentary Jazz Awards, Luca has shown that they are a passionate artist who is committed to pushing boundaries in the jazz idiom and beyond. Luca’s debut album ‘When The Sun Comes Out’ was released in 2019 to much critical acclaim and features long term friends and collaborators : Fergus McCreadie (Piano) and Laura Macdonald (Saxophone). Luca’s recent highlights include being a featured vocalist at this year’s EFG London Jazz Festival opening gala : ‘Jazz Voice’ and being selected to perform at and host the virtual 2020 Scottish Jazz Awards alongside friend and fellow Scottish creative : Suzanne Bonnar.
“This young guy has one of the most beautiful, most honestly- delivered voices I’ve heard for a long time” – Ian Shaw