Thursday 27th October – The Blues Engineers Trio
Led by guitar maestro and vocalist John 0’Reilly, the Engineers play a highly atmospheric repertoire of Swing & Latin Jazz together with more funky Blues numbers. Featuring some of the most experienced musicians in the UK who have played with and supported such luminaries as BB King, Eric Clapton and ex-Rolling Stone Mick Taylor, they regularly perform at major events such as the London Press Awards and West End Live.
“Combining elements of Texas, funk and Latin, the Blues Engineers never fail to rouse and please their audience……“ Time Out Magazine
Thursday 17th November - The Zena James’s Jazz Groove Trio
Soulful jazz singer Zena James brings catchy grooves and infectious energy wherever she plays. Inspired as much by 70’s soul as by the jazz greats, Zena has had great reviews for her funky new take on popular and rare jazz gems and irresistible, low-down R&B sounds. Expect groovy arrangements of popular jazz standards and groove-laden self-penned originals.
“Creative and compelling ….vocally faultless….. she is an exceptional talent …..” Editor, Jazz Journal