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NIGEL WILLIAMS – HIS LOVE OF RADIO PRESENTING

+ “THE NEW JAZZ FIREWORKS” AT CADOGAN HALL

 

Emily caught up with Nigel Williams (JazzFm’s renowned flagship radio show host) who’s presenting a very special EFG London Jazz Festival concert featuring a superb line-up of some of the brightest stars in contemporary British jazz, hosted by Hampstead Jazz Club on Nov 5th, 2021 at London’s Cadogan Hall.

 

Performing music from Wonderful World, his 13th studio album, virtuoso guitarist Chris Standring will be playing a selection of ageless Great American Songbook standards alongside his jazz trio and a full orchestra. Whilst you can hear echoes of George Benson and Grant Green in his deceptively simple style, Standring’s mellifluous sound is unmistakable.

 

Although she has built a reputation as an intuitive interpreter of other people’s songs, Jo Harrop would be the first to admit that she always lacked the confidence to reveal her own songs to the world. With no shows in her diary during lockdown, she started working on The Heart Wants, her much-anticipated debut as a singer / songwriter, which she will be performing for the first time.

 

With an unmistakable style that sounds like the missing link between Bill Evans, Brad Mehldau and Claude Debussy, pianist Paul Edis plays without a trace of bombast or affectation. He will be unveiling his achingly beautiful new album, The Still Point Of The Turning World, which has recently been played everywhere from BBC Radio 3 through to Jazz FM.

 

Finally, there will be music from the forthcoming Hampstead Jazz Club Presents British Standard Time album, a perfectly mixed cocktail of timeless songs from some of Britain’s finest vocalists including Queen Of Lovers Rock, Carroll Thompson and former Incognito frontman, Tony Momrelle.

 

FULL LINE UP

 

​​Chris Standring – Wonderful World

One of the world’s most virtuosic jazz guitarists, Chris Standring will be performing a selection of ageless Great American Songbook numbers from his forthcoming Wonderful World album alongside his trio and orchestra. Although you can hear echoes of George Benson and Grant Green in his playing, his mellifluous sound is utterly unmistakable.Chris Standring – guitar
Geoff Gascoyne – bass/orchestra conductor
Sebastiaan de Krom – drums

 

Jo Harrop – The Heart Wants

Jo Harrop has a chocolate and cream croon that can melt the hardest of hearts. Described by the legendary Iggy Pop as “a very fine jazz singer”, she has just released The Heart Wants, her first album of original material.

Jo Harrop – vocals
Geoff Gascoyne – bass
Sebastiaan de Krom – drums
Paul Edis – piano/MD
Jamie McCredie – guitar
Andy Davies – trumpetAccompanied by string orchestra

 

Paul Edis – The Still Point Of The Turning World

Blurring the boundaries between Bill Evans, Brad Mehldau and Claude Debussy, The Still Point Of The Turning World is an achingly beautiful, impressionistic record that wells up from places Wordsworth deemed `too deep for tears.’Paul Edis – solo piano

 

Hampstead Jazz Club Presents British Standard Time

Musical Director, Alex Webb, presents a perfectly mixed cocktail of timeless songs performed by some of the UK’s finest singers featuring Queen Of Lovers Rock, Carroll Thompson and former Incognito vocalist, Tony Momrelle.

 

Alex Webb – piano/MD
Tony Momrelle – vocals
Carroll Thompson – vocals
Sophie Alloway – drums
Flo Moore – bass
Andy Davies – trumpet
Tomasso Starace – alto sax
Leo Richardson – tenor sax/flute
Jamie McCredie – guitar
Accompanied by string orchestra

 

String Orchestra:

Magnus Johnstone (leader), Jackie Shave, Tom Piggot Smith, Kate Robinson – violin
Bruce White, Reiad Chibah – viola
Vicky Matthews, Dave Daniels – cello
Tara Minton – harp

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