EFG London Jazz Festival: Katriona Taylor Quintet Celebrate “60 years of Bossa Nova”
Entry Requirements: Under 18s to be accompanied by an appropriate adult
Sensational Jazz & Latin vocalist Katriona Taylor presents a special show celebrating 60 years of Brazilian Bossa Nova. This lyrical fusion of Samba and Jazz was conceived in the 1950s and 1960s and is today one of the best-known styles of Brazilian music – popular worldwide. Katriona has a flare for this charming style and her show features music from artists such as Astrud Gilberto, Eliane Elias, Tom Jobim, Ivan Lins, Elis Regina and Sergio Mendes. Katriona’s rich & crystal voice seamlessly works its magic on her listeners and is complimented by her world class musicians. An established artist on the UK jazz scene, with four albums to her name, Katriona Taylor is equally at home on the intimate Bull’s Head Jazz Club stage or performing internationally to thousands. She has featured with the likes of George Benson and The James Taylor Quartet and is accredited for her innovative arrangements and song writing. “I saw the show and I loved her voice …” George Benson. "Her sultry voice is something a little special …." Daily Telegraph. For this prestigious show the line-up includes Katriona Taylor, vocals, Vasilis Xenopoulous, saxophone, John Crawford, piano, Dominic Ashworth, guitar & Chris Nickolls, drums 8.30pm Tickets £15 in advance & £17 on the door.