One of the UK’s most endearing and popular soul/jazz artists, singer-songwriter Natalie Williams has 7 critically acclaimed albums under her belt and a dedicated following that extends throughout the world. Her Ronnie Scott’s residency, Soul Family Sundays has sold out every month for over 10 years, seeing her perform to over 30,000 enthusiastic fans at the world renowned jazz club.
Natalie has toured the globe as both a solo artist and lead vocalist of Jazz-Funk sensation, Incognito, and has performed at many of the world’s leading live music events and venues, including the London Jazz Festival, the Royal Albert Hall, The Barbican Centre, Montreux Jazz Festival, BB Kings in New York, Jakarta Jazz Festival, Blue Note in Tokyo, Love Supreme Festival, Glastonbury and many more…
Williams’ adaptable vocal talent and songwriting ability has brushed most musical styles.To the mainstream world of commercial music, she is an underground artist known for her distinctive vocals which have appeared on tracks by drum and bass icons such as Hospital Records DJ, Nu:Tone, with whom she has collaborated extensively. Most recently, she appeared as a featured artist with DnB producer and DJ, Goldie, their recent single, ‘Adore You’ from Goldie’s new album has gained rave reviews worldwide. Her own youthful output of soul and R&B based tracks resulted in her receiving a MOBO nomination.
Jamie Safir is a 26 year-old pianist, composer and arranger highly in-demand in jazz, pop and musical theatre in the UK. He has worked regularly with Will Young over the last 3 years and also performed with the likes of The Brand New Heavies, Olly Murs, Rebecca Ferguson & Steps.
Within the London Jazz Scene, Jamie Safir has an ongoing collaboration with award-winning vocalist Ian Shaw as well as having worked with Claire Martin, Liane Carroll, Joe Stilgoe, Iain Ballamy, Barb Jungr and the Ronnie Scott’s All Stars. He was a keyboardist in the hit 2017 musical Bat Out Of Hell and is currently Musical Director for ‘The Sweetest Sounds of Rogers and Hart’ featuring Claire Moore & Robert Meadmore.
“One of the UK’s hottest singers…she effortlessly moves from soul-diva to sensual and sophisticated jazz.” – Time Out
“The moment she starts to sing she becomes a commanding, strutting presence, scatting with an infectious relish.” – Telegraph
“Natalie helped me understand Soul music!! And her Soul Family Sundays residency at Ronnie’s is what made me realise ‘this is what I really wanna do!” Sam Smith, Grammy Winning Artist