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3rd March to 28th April
Celebrating Female Jazz & Blues Vocalists
3th of March
Early jazz purveyor and awards-winning singer, Ali Affleck is the real deal - a bona fide Jazz and Blues vocalist with a heartfelt vintage twist. Passionate, expressive, unique and above all, refreshingly unpretentious.
10th of March
Tipped as 'One To Watch' for 2019 by BBC Introducing and Jazzwise Magazine, 'Best Vocalist' finalist at the 2018 Scottish Jazz Awards, and showcased at BBC Radio Scotland's ' Quay Sessions' , Georgia Cecile is “The next big thing in jazz vocals” Claire Martin OBE
17th of March
Combining Jazz, Blues, Swing, Neo-Soul, R&B and originals, the soulful Rianna Walcott sings with a style reminiscent of influences as diverse as Sarah Vaughan to Erykah Badu. "Uncompromisingly glamour."
24th of March
Lucy Lockwood is a vibrant and exuberant Jazz and Blues vocalist. Working mainly with Standards, Traditional Jazz and the American Songbook, Lucy has a special focus on scat vocal improvisation. "Ethereal, timeless, authentic, Spine-Tingling"
31st of March
Acclaimed blues singer and lead vocalist of several musical project in Scotland (Smitten, Nicole and the Backup Crew, Cow Cow Boogie and Queens of the Blues), Nicole Smit has made her presence in the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues scene as essential as her voice.
Susanna Macdonald is a singer/songwriter based primarily in Edinburgh, but who has toured around Scotland and the UK. She has a voice as clear as a bell, and a knack for beautiful phrasing. Susanna is also an actor/writer/director, most recently appearing in the award-winning Heaven Burns at the Assembly Roxy (Edinburgh Fringe 2018). She is also studying law at the University of Edinburgh. "Classic songs and little-known gems. Beautifully rendered." REVERBNATION
French vocalist and composer, Ariane Mamon draws attention in the Scottish jazz scene thanks to her exuberant personality, versatile approach to music - from jazz instrumental pieces and wordless songs compositions to free improvisation - and remarkable talent. Her music inspiration ranges from Pat Metheny, whom she claims is probably her biggest influence, but also McCoy Tyner, Avishai Cohen, Lionel Loueke, Gretchen Parlato, and many others.
Known for dusky vocals and biting wit, Cat Loud is a jazz singer, cabaret performer and writer from the Isle of Mull and now based in Edinburgh. “Sharp-tongued and comedic spoken interludes with a brand of dusky torch singing which stuns the room into silence.“ The List
Scottish jazz vocalist Louise Dodds will be performing a specially selected set of uplifting jazz standards inspired by springtime. Louise originally hails from Edinburgh but has enjoyed an illustrious, international career including a headline slot at Pizza Express as part of the London Jazz Festival. Her charm ensures a delivery that is sincere, and allows her musicality to reinforce her performance which is at all times genuine, demonstrating depth and warmth in spadefuls” Linley Hamilton, BBC Radio Ulster