Emily Saunders "ALL AS ONE" - UK's Queen of Jazz Fusion
Thu 29th August 20:00
★★★★ Evening Standard
★★★★ The Independent
★★★★ The Guardian
★★★★ The Arts Desk
Internationally renowned and critically acclaimed vocalist, songwriter, composer, and broadcaster Emily Saunders (“UK’s Queen of Jazz fusion” SnowBoy) takes the stage by storm, leading an exceptional band of stellar musicians through her spellbinding set of original songs and spoken word. She balances virtuosity and captivating presence with musicianship of the highest order, establishing her not only as a rhythmically inventive jazz vocalist, but a supremely talented songwriter.
Writing on seaside holidays, riverside walks and chilled evenings on piano and guitar, her heady mix of Latin-infused hip swaying grooves, driving basslines, and infectious melodies – oozing hazy sunshiny days and hot sultry nights – pronounce Saunders as ‘one for the jazz dance clubs’ (Gilles Peterson, BBC Radio6).
What sets Saunders apart is that her musical skill in front of the mic, is matched with talent behind it; ‘Absolutely brilliant’ Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio2 .
Emily’s albums have sell worldwide, receiving multiple 4 star reviews including the Evening Standard, The Guardian, The Independent, including The Daily Telegraph’s “Best Of”. Her music broadcasts nationally on BBC Radio1, 2, 3, 4, 6 & JazzFM and extensively worldwide on national stations, with many international iTunes & Amazon chart ‘Top 10s’.
‘Absolutely brilliant’ – Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio2
‘Next big thing’ – Evening Standard
‘Fast rising Brit Jazz Talent’ – Metro
‘A soundworld both unified and unique – highly impressive’ – The Arts Desk
‘Musicality, poise and ingenuity – Saunders is the real deal’ – The Guardian
‘One for the jazz dance clubs’ – Gilles Peterson, BBC Radio6 ‘
Jazz album of the year so far’ – The Independent
‘The outrageously good Emily Saunders. An extraordinary talent’ – JazzFM
Emily’s stellar band ‘ESB’ joining her on stage are:
Trumpet – Byron Wallen
Keys – Steve Lodder
Bass – Paul Michael
Drums – Winston Clifford
Thu 29 Aug, 8pm
Approximately 2 hours and 30 Minutes (including an interval)
Studio Floor £20
Studio Gallery £25
Studio Upper Gallery £20
*All prices are subject to availability, may only be available on certain performances and are subject to change without prior notice.