Tuesday 3rd August 2021
£10.00 - £10.00
£10 online, £12 on the door subject to availability.
London-based jazz singer Taylor Notcutt started her music career at the age of 7. While at Trinity Laban Taylor received vocal coaching from jazz greats such as Anita Wardell, Trudy Kerr and Brigitte Beraha. She graduated in 2017. Alongside her studies Taylor has performed in a variety of venues across the country including Pizza Express Jazz Club, The Spice of Life, The Vortex, Oliver's Jazz and Piano Bar, the Rye Jazz and Blues Festival, Cheltenham Jazz Festival and Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club. “A voice to watch, crystal clear, musical and gets to the heart of every song.” - Anita Wardell
3 August – JO HARROP vocals & JAMIE McCREDIE guitar
Born in Durham and raised on a heady musical diet of Nina Simone, Billie Holiday and Aretha Franklin, Jo Harrop cut her teeth as a session singer, working with a host of iconic artists including Neil Diamond, Rod Stewart, Gloria Gaynor and Enrique Iglesias. After moving to London, she quickly established herself as one of the most unmistakable voices in British jazz, performing everywhere from the Royal Albert Hall to the Sunset Sunside Jazz Club in Paris.
A graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, over the last few years Jamie McCredie has cemented his reputation as one of the UK's busiest and most versatile guitarists. Recently returned from European/USA tour with Roisin Murphy, Jamie can be heard on her recent Mercury Music Prize nominated album ‘Hairless Toys’, and her latest release ‘Take Her Up To Monto’.
10 August – 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
17 August – SARA McGUINNESS piano & JIMMY MARTINEZ bass
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 bassist Jimmy Martinez.
24 August – ELLA HOHNEN-FORD & NOAH STONEMAN piano
Born and raised in London, Ella is one of the few singers to graduate from the Royal Academy of Music Jazz course, and did so with First Class honours in 2020. Ella received a scholarship and was a recipient of the Frank Britton Award in 2017. She was a finalist in both the Ella Fitzgerald international Vocal Competition and Riga International Jazz Competition 2019. She has toured the UK with a variety of projects including TreeClimbers, ELFTET, London Vocal Project and Threebop. “Ella is an outstanding young musician. A committed and innovative improviser.” Nick Smart, Head of Jazz, Royal Academy of Music
31 August – LUNA COHEN vocals & SAM WATTS piano
Originally from Belo Horizonte in Brazil, Luna’s music represents and reflects a rich diversity of Brazilian culture, in which tropical colours, joy and passion combine to produce an unforgettable musical experience. She has captivated audiences with her sultry vocals and charismatic stage presence, each song telling a personal story, leaving the listener with a glimpse into her enchanting world.
7 September - CLOSED FOR A PRIVATE EVENT
14 September 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.
21 September - GERMANA STELLA LA SORSA vocals & NICK COSTLEY-WHITE guitar
Italian London-based jazz singer, Germana Stella La Sorsa whose eclectic début album ‘Vapour’, released on 33 Jazz Records, was inspired by the work of contemporary greats like Esperanza Spalding and Gretchen Parlato and featured arrangements of songs by Frank Zappa and Hermeto Pascoal.“Once in a while you hear a musician that stops you in your tracks and you can’t ignore. Upon hearing Germana La Sorsa for the first time a few years ago I was blown away by her individual and unique style of singing, I was lucky enough to hear her live, my first thoughts were that she sings with a beautifully clear and warm tone with shades of the Brazilian iconic vocalist Flora Purim.” Tony Kofi. She is joined by top UK guitarist, Nick Costley-White whom was also featured on ‘Vapour’.
28 September ANJALI PERIN & BRUNO D'AMBRA
Anjali Perin is a charismatic jazz and soul singer/pianist, songwriter and arranger, who weaves her own unique sound into a mix of songs she loves –from the great jazz standards to modern pop, funk and soul artists. With an uncanny ability to communicate with her audience, and a powerful, versatile voice which easily embraces jazz harmonies, improvisation and scat.