JO HARROP PRESENTS 'A CELEBRATION OF LADY DAY AND PREZ'Hampstead Jazz Club, NW3 1JD, [Venue Details]
Jo Harrop presents an evening with award winning saxophonist Tony Kofi, and brilliant young pianist Will Barry.
An intimate evening of jazz songs, inspired by the musical romance of Billie Holiday and Lester Young, who developed a close bond, and recorded ’startlingly elegant music’ together.
Featuring some beautiful songs from their recordings together, the trio will pay homage to two of Jazz’s most highly respected artists. Expect songs such as ‘Fine & Mellow’, ‘More Than You Know’, ‘This Years Kisses’, ‘Mean To Me’, ‘He’s Funny That Way’, ‘All Of Me’, and more.
Jo Harrop is fast rising as the jazz songstress everyone is talking about. Jo has recently completed her successful tour as she continues to collaborate with some of the biggest name in the world of jazz today in addition to the release of 2 successful albums.
A two-time winner of the BBC Jazz Awards among others, Tony Kofi is a British Jazz multi-instrumentalist born of Ghanaian parents who plays alto, baritone, soprano, tenor Saxophone and flute.
Will Barry is a pianist, drummer and percussionist from London who graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in 2016. He is part of numerous projects internationally, most prominently touring with Phronesis bassist Jasper Høiby’s group ‘Fellow Creatures’
Special: £15 seat only / £20 seat @ shared table
Performer name: Jo Harrop, Tony Kofi, Will Barry
Duration: 2 hour(s)
Doors open: 7:30 pm
Age restriction: No U16s after 9pm
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