Tina May is renowned for her interpretations of the great jazz repertoire to which she often adds Francophile lyricism and cinematic European twist.The programme will include American Songbook favourites and less well- known ‘Off-Broadway ‘ songs . Expect the unexpected… ‘Tina May is that great rarity , a singer who enhances a song.’ Dave Gelly, The Observer. Further info. www.tinamay.com
Jamie Safir is a 26 year-old pianist, composer and arranger highly in-demand across the worlds of 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 has an ongoing collaboration with award-winning vocalist Ian Shaw as well as having worked with Claire Martin, Liane Carroll, Stan Sulzman, 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 Patti Boulaye and working on ‘The Sweetest Sounds of Rogers and Hart’ featuring Claire Moore & Robert Meadmore.
‘Safir plays with wonderful judgment, delicacy and alertness’ London Jazz News