Monday 27th May 2019 - 8:30 pm
Music Charge: £12.00
“A singing sensation… her voice is amazing…a class act”
Bebop Spoken Here
A talented singer inspired by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone and Billie Holiday, Jo Harrop performs a beautiful, straight-ahead set of timeless jazz standards. Already highly experienced she includes performances at the likes of the Jazz Cafe, Royal Albert Hall, the Sage Gateshead, Pizza Express and St. Martins In The Fields and has been featured on the likes of Courtney Pines' Radio 2 show 'Jazz Crusade', Jazz FM and BBC Radio London. Her numerous current projects include ‘Fever’, a celebration of jazz diva Peggy Lee and a big band tribute to Anita O’Day.
"Time And Place” is a collection of original songs composed by 'brilliant young pianist' Paul Edis, alongside arrangements of classics from the Great American Songbook, inspired by the themes of Time and Place, and interpreted by ‘velvet voiced’ singer, Jo Harrop & dynamic tenor saxophonist Vasilis Xenopoulos.
"This girl was born to sing jazz!" Blues & Soul; “A singing sensation… her voice is amazing…a class act” BeBop Spoken Here; “Excellent tone and great stage presence” Marlbank; “Alex Hitchcock….undoubtedly one of the stars of the future” Jazz FM