Rising Jazz

Date : 04 / 11 / 2017
Time : 7.30 pm
Price : £8, Students £5
Phone : 07415 892 436

Event Information

Weronika Bielecka is studying Music Performance and Recording at the London College of Music in West London.  She has integrated into the London ‘jazz-scene’ and has made guest appearances with the Denmark Street Big Band and at the TW12 Jazz Festival as well as a number of clubs around town including Jazz Café POSK. She enjoys collaborating with musicians and developing her own original material and is a member of the Mood Indigo Band.

For tonight’s performance she has prepared favourite jazz standards and classic songwriters’ pieces in new arrangements, creating dreamy soft melancholic landscapes…

Accompanied by Daniel Hermandez on electric piano and Alina Bistricka on piano.

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Latvian pianist Alina Bistricka has been making waves recently playing original material at the Drayton Court Jazz Festival and Ealing Jazz Festival.  Her Trio tonight will fuse standards as well as original pieces combining Funk, Soul and Fusion inflections around an animalistic and modern Jazz idiom.  Alina Bistricka on Vocals, Piano & Keys, Immanuel Simelane on Bass and Toto Jariyaphruttipong on Drums.and keys.

Alina Bistricka

Agata Kubiak & Sam James Duo

Agata and Sam have been playing together since 2014. Past performances included Ealing Jazz festival, the Forge and Polish Jazz Cafe among others.

Agata Kubiak is a polish jazz singer and violinist. Her sound is first and foremost emotionally- driven, not afraid to show vulnerability or passion, whether singing in English or Polish. She released her debut album ‘Polarity’ in 2014.

Agata was one of the finalists of an International Jazz Competition Riga Jazz Stage 2014. She was also listed in top20 jazz singers of 2015 by European Jazz Magazine – Jazz Forum.

She is currently working on her 2nd album.

‘She sang with an infectious warmth and delicacy and her improvising was special’

LondonJazzNews

Sam James is a young and talented jazz pianist. Sam studied with: Simon Purcell, Liam Noble, Tom Cawley and John Taylor to name a few. Has performed at Ronnie Scotts, 606 Jazz Club, Vortex Jazz Club, Kings Place, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre and many festivals across Europe.

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