Emma Smith, one of fastest rising singing stars of the U.K. Jazz scene, and now with an expanding international reputation, arrives at Dean Street with an award-winning trio, for this, her first Lunch time show of swinging standards. Her wide vocal range combined with her lyrical sensitivity, makes this a joyful and uplifting springtime concert of songs from the “golden era”.
With diverse and extensive experience, performing everywhere from the 02 Arena to the leading jazz clubs of New York City, collaborating and recording with the likes of Michael Buble, Robbie Williams, Georgie Fame and Seal along the way, Emma Smith has created a formidable reputation as a powerful and expressive artist in UK jazz. Now with her first new solo album in 10 years, Emma Smith is making an indelible mark on the European and international musical landscape, by showcasing a body of work that perfectly demonstrates her prowess as a rising star with one of the very best voices in the business.
Emma Smith’s many accolades to date includes the widespread success of her long established vocal harmony group The Puppini Sisters, as well as a stint as a broadcaster on BBC Radio 3, not to mention a range of awards and compliments from organisations and critics alike, including winning the prestigious 'Worshipful Company Of Musicians Medal. With the release of the album “Mesuga Baby” and a series of live dates throughout the UK, Emma Smith her rise to prominence as a multifaceted singer-songwriter with outstanding vocal ability.
Please join Emma, supported by the amazing trio of award-winning jazz greats;
Ross Stanley - Hammond Organ,
Shane Forbes – drums and
Alex Garnett – tenor saxophone, for this uplifting Swinging Saturday Lunchtime.
Here's a taste of what’s in store with Emma inviting you to “Close Your Eyes”.
“One of the most stylish and original interpreters of Songbook classics on the scene” — All About Jazz