JO HARROP: THE ART OF SONGJazz Café POSK, W6 0RF, [Venue Details]
NOMINATED FOR BEST VOCALIST, 2022 PARLIAMENTARY JAZZ AWARDS!
Expect well-loved classics and rare gems, plus a few well-crafted originals for good measure. Played with a stellar band of jazz musicians, these arrangements are swinging, cool, hip and heartfelt.
“The Art Of Song” celebrates some of the finest written songs from throughout the decades, spanning from jazz writers Cole Porter, Rogers & Hart, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, David Mann & Jobim, to Michel Legrand, Henry Mancini, Randy Newman, Tom Waits, Carole King, & Stevie Wonder, and many more in between.
Recently, Jo Harrop was nominated for two Parliamentary Jazz Awards, Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year, 2022!
Her latest album, “The Heart Wants”, featuring bassist, Christian McBride, and pianist Jason Rebello, gained glowing 4 and 5 star reviews in several publications, including The Guardian, Jazzwise, The Mirror, All About Jazz USA & reached number 13 in the US Jazz album charts.
Tracks from the album have featured heavily on Jo Whiley’s radio 2 show, as well as Iggy Pop’s BBC Radio 6 programme, Judy Carmichaels Jazz Inspired, Sirius XM Watercolours, BBC Radio 3 & Jazz FM.
“A very fine jazz singer” - Iggy Pop – BBC 6 Music
‘A rare mix of delicacy and boldness. Sheer perfection’ - The Guardian
‘A voice that would give a goosebump goosebumps – deep warm and deliciously intimate’ - The Mirror
‘What A voice, divine” - Jo Whiley Radio 2
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