Hampstead Jazz Club welcomes another debut performance by a very talented and versatile ensemble!
This evening, Rachel will be singing songs from her new album 'A Million Conversations' which has been called 'a revelation' by Jazz Views. This long awaited album is a creation of beautifully crafted original compositions and covers, which is sassy and seductive. The rich tapestry of life runs through this album and is both haunting and elevating.
Out now on 33 Jazz Records, new release 'A Million Conversations' displays vocalist Rachel Sutton’s talent for both achingly tender and uplifting song writing. Tonight, Rachel will be performing songs from her album as well as her own arrangements of songs from The Great American Songbook.
She has worked with some of the best known musicians from the world of jazz music and her work as a lyricist has seen her collaborate with Liane Carroll and Lance Ellington, amongst others, and is renowned for moving audiences with her performances.
A theatre student at The Welsh College of Music and Drama, she went on to play some of the lead roles in Shakespeare, touring the UK and Europe. Rachel’s vocal abilities have landed her roles in award winning shows at the Edinburgh and New York Fringe. She has performed sell out gigs at top London Jazz clubs as well as venues and festivals across the UK and abroad. Her role in Lansky: The Mob’s Money Man at The Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank and Cadogan Hall received wide acclaim.
“Stand out performer… a revelation” - London Jazz News
'A very classy vocalist.....hers is a talent that should be widely heard' - The Jazz Mann
'Rachel Sutton’s soaring vocals pack a power and perception which belie her years' - Jazz Journal
The Roland Perrin Trio
Accompanying Rachel this evening will be her world class band: Pianist and composer Roland Perrin(Annie Ross, Dudu Pukwana, Brotherhood of Breath), bass player Michael Curtis Ruiz (The Wailers, Rita Marley) and on drums, Paul Robinson (Nina Simone, Van Morrison)
Roland Perrin - Piano
Michael Curtis Ruiz - Bass
Paul Robinson - Drums
Please note, The Club is not licensed to allow access to Children under the age of 16 after 9pm, so for evening performances, please do not book tickets for children under the age of 16. Children aged 16 and above are welcome at any time. No dogs allowed in the Jazz Club.
Seats are not numbered and you will be seated at available tables. Please note tables seat 4 people, so for bookings of less than 4 people, you will be seated and share a table for 4.
This is a fully seated event. Seats are not numbered and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.