THURSDAY 01 JANUARY - 12:00 AM
WITH SPECIAL GUEST RANDOLPH MATTHEWS
Andy Hamill bass
Alcyona Mick piano
Asaf Sirkis drums
Shanti Jayasinha trumpet
Samy Bishai violin/MD
with special guest Randolph Matthews
Natacha Atlas is an internationally-acclaimed artist with one of the world’s most distinctive voices. Long known for synthesising western and middle eastern vocal traditions with mind-blowing dexterity, Natacha’s latest work sees her push vocal and musical boundaries even further by effortlessly weaving jazz traditions into her already unique blend. Tonight she performs music from her new Whirlwind release Strange Days, a pioneering marriage of jazz and the mystique of Arabic vocals.
Natacha’s special guest is British jazz vocalist Randolph Matthews. Described by Jazz FM as flawless & world class, Randolph has been enthralling audiences internationally for two decades now, mixing original music with surprising reworkings of classic repertoire – both with his band and completely unaccompanied.