The Great Ladies of Jazz
London's top vocalist Jo Harrop celebrates the giants of jazz singing, from Billie to Ella, from Peggy Lee to Julie London, from Nina to Sarah Vaughan. A night of swinging jazz and classic songs accompanied by the Alex Webb trio.
A talented singer inspired by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone and Billie Holiday, Jo Harrop performs a beautiful, straight-ahead set of timeless jazz standards. Already highly experienced she includes performances at the likes of the Jazz Cafe, Royal Albert Hall, the Sage Gateshead, Pizza Express, St. Martins In The Fields and Zedel and has been featured on Courtney Pines' Radio 2 show 'Jazz Crusade', Jazz FM and BBC Radio London
This girl was born to sing jazz!" Blues & Soul
“A singing sensation… her voice is amazing…a class act” BeBop Spoken Here
“Excellent tone and great stage presence” Marlbank; “Alex Hitchcock….undoubtedly one of the stars of the future” Jazz FM
“Here is a writer not content with peddling jazz covers but a composer hell bent on writing some new jazz standards” – Blues & Soul
ABOUT THE VENUE
Jools Holland is Boisdale’s Patron of Music presenting the very best in jazz, blues and soul and occasionally rock’n’roll. Described as “London’s No 1 jazz venue” by Tatler Magazine, Boisdale of Canary Wharf is a two-floor venue overlooking the fountains of Cabot Square, which comprises an award winning restaurant, four private dining rooms, The Oyster Bar & Grill, The Cigar Terrace, the world’s most extensive whisky bar (over 1000 malt whiskies!), and a stunning walk in cigar humidor & shop.
The food offering ranges from an excellent value bar menu with a wonderful selection of burgers starting at £7.95 and an A La carte menu celebrating great British ingredients with flair and imagination. The dry aged Aberdeenshire steaks are simply amazing! You can also enjoy fabulous cocktails, a good selection real ales and draft lagers as well as an outstanding wine list with over 200 bins.
ALL ACTS AND TICKET PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CONFIRMATION, CHANGE AND AVAILABILITY.