Tue, 17 Mar|
Thorpe Hall Golf Club
Helen McDonald's Future Groove Trio
The music of Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday
Time & Location
17 Mar 2020, 20:00
Thorpe Hall Golf Club, Thorpe Hall Ave, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3AT, UK
About The Event
Doors 6.30pm music starts at 8pm.
The chances are you will have been wowed by Helen McDonald either performing at top events such as 2017 Africa Day Trafalgar Sq, The Ealing or Brecon Jazz Festivals, South London Soul Train, London Jazz Festival, Womad, The Pizza Express Dean Street, or touring internationally with flautist Keith Waite or Yaaba Funk. She has played with many supreme artists such as the late great Gill Scott-Heron, Roy Ayers, Jean Toussaint, Jason Yarde, Robert Mitchell and Omar Puento.
"... Helen is a brilliant Jazz singer who is rightly regarded as one of the very best of the new generation of Jazz Vocalists... "
Alan Cross of the BIRMINGHAM MAIL
Helen McDonald has been describe by the Jazz publication Straight No Chaser as having an, "outstanding passionate voice."
Lesley Booth on bass. He has toured with Freda Payne, Gloria Gaynor, Billy Eckstine and Rod Stewart and
Yul Emirali on piano. He has produced 2 albums and has enjoyed many London west end hotel and restaurant piano residencies
Students and MU members (on presentation of relevant ID)£10.00