Zoe Rahman Octet
FRIDAY 16 JUNE - 8:00 PM
‘Zoe shines as one of Britain’s most powerful compositional voices and important contemporary artists who puts a spotlight on jazz from the UK as an international musical force.’
Zoe Rahman is a vibrant and highly individual pianist and composer. Her style is deeply rooted in jazz yet it reflects her classical background, British/Bengali heritage and her broad musical taste.
Known for her powerful technique, wide-ranging imagination and exuberant performance, Zoe is a highly sought-after musician. She has recently worked with the likes of George Mraz, Courtney Pine and Jerry Dammers’ Spatial AKA Orchestra.
Zoe is a MOBO Award winner, Mercury Prize nominee, Jazz FM Award nominee and British Jazz Award winner. She has established herself as a unique presence in the British music industry.
Zoe will be playing music from her latest album, Colour of Sound, showcasing her own compositions and featuring an all-star line-up.
Zoe Rahman piano
Gene Calderazzo drums
Alec Dankworth bass
Rowland Sutherland flute, alto flute
Helena Kay alto saxophone, clarinet
Mark Armstrong trumpet
Tori Freestone tenor saxophone
Rosie Turton trombone