Friday 12 May 2023
With a band comprising some of London’s most in demand musicians including piano wizard Tim Lapthorn, Jamie Cullums long term bassist Geoff Gascoygne and Washington born drummer to the stars Rod Youngs, Lily takes you on a sonic adventure through her favourite soulful jazz and groove material fuelled by her sumptuous expressive voice - not to be missed!!
Recognised as one of Australia’s finest singers, Lily Dior has shared the stage with a remarkable list of outstanding musicians from Australia and around the world including, Oscar Castro Neves, Airto Moriera, Don Grusin, Dave Matthews, Jackie Orszaczky, Carl Orr, Jim Mullen, John Etheridge, Abe Laboriel, Alex Acuna, Mike Nock, Paul Grabowsky, Victor Lewis and Bill Evans (sax) amongst many others.
She’s performed at many of Australia's best venues and festivals including The Opera House Concert Hall, Adelaide Festival Theatre, Melbourne Concert Hall, The State Theatre, Lyric Theatre, Sydney Town Hall, The Domain, Sydney Festival, Adelaide Cabaret Festival and toured and performed in Australia, Japan, Shanghai, Hong Kong, New York, Italy and Sicily most recently for Catania Jazz Festival.
Born to professional musicians who met and married in London (her father played guitar with Victor Feldman, Ralph Sharon, Jimmy Skidmore and Don Byas amongst others) Lily has been steeped in music her whole life, traveling the world from the tender age of two weeks with her parents as they sang and played their way through Europe, Asia and eventually Australia.
Returning to her roots, Lily has established herself as an in-demand performer appearing at iconic London venues and festivals including Ronnie Scott’s, The 606 Club, Pizza Express Soho and Holborn, London Jazz Festival and Writtle Jazz Festival as well as Budapest Jazz Club a couple of times.
“Dior’s voice has the depth, control and clarity of Gregory Porter” - Kind of Jazz
"Since Australian vocalist Lily Dior arrived on the London scene she's been going from strength to strength and amassing a reputation as an exciting live performer and versatile singer who works across genres including jazz, groove and soul" - 606 Club
Lily Dior - vocals
Tim Lapthorn – piano
Geoff Gascoyne – double bass
Rod Youngs - drums
Video 1. (“They Can’t Take That Away from Me”): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imNO_eMn5xA
Video 2. (“Sugar”): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ouefbn6m7Q
Video 3. (“You Send Me”): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wg9SxLT8ik
Z zespołem składającym się z najbardziej rozchwytywanych londyńskich muzyków, w tym czarodzieja fortepianu Tima Lapthorna, długoletniego basisty Jamiego Culluma Geoffa Gascoygne i urodzonego w Waszyngtonie perkusisty Roda Youngsa, Lily zabierze cię w dźwiękową przygodę poprzez jej ulubiony soulujący jazz i groove, napędzany jej imponującym, ekspresyjnym głosem - tego nie można przegapić!!
„Głos Lily Dior ma głębię, kontrolę i klarowność Gregory’ego Portera” – Kind of Jazz
Lily Dior - wokal
Tim Lapthorn – fortepian
Geoff Gascoyne – kontrabas
Rod Youngs - perkusja