Saturday 22 October 2022
Hannah Horton is a melodic maverick, visionary jazz saxophonist, composer, bandleader and journalist. Star of the UK jazz, her music is rooted in jazz, folk and funk. Her established individual and sophisticated sound is edging through boundaries and creating waves worldwide.
An official Henri Selmer Artist, alumni of the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama and Trinity Laban, and member of award winning Women in Jazz Media, Hannah works the jazz world in her own authentic way. Her most recent album ‘Inside Out’ has received critical acclaim worldwide and she continues to wow audiences with her creative, compelling, emotive and alluring playing, alongside her warm and charming personality on stage.
She has showcased her skills alongside a plethora of great artists such as Amy Winehouse, Ian Shaw (who is also guest vocalist on Inside Out), John Etheridge, Georgia Mancio and has performed at all of the UK’s most prominent jazz venues such as Ronnie Scott’s, The Royal Festival Hall, the Barbican, 606 Jazz Club and selling out at two 2021 London Jazz Festival shows.
Hannah is excited to bring her tour of 'Inside Out' to Jazz Cafe POSK. She will play tracks from this album and more.
“Rising star Hannah Horton is turning heads” BBC Music Magazine
“There’s a deeper dimension to her art” BBC Music Magazine
“There’s genuine emotion in Horton’s playing” The Jazz Mann
“Hannah plays with so much soul and emotion” Tony Kofi
“Hannah is innovative and fearless” Sammy Stein
“Bold and gritty playing” Jazzwise
“Hannah Horton blows funky tenor, gutsy baritone and can write a good tune” Lance Liddle bebop spoken here
Hannah Horton - tenor and baritone saxophones
Tim Lapthorn - piano
Rob Statham - bass
Marc Cecil -drums