Three Festival preview events, each featuring an outstanding young vocalist and is presented as part of the New Wave programme, a platform for emerging talent. Presented by Bloomsbury Festival in Partnership with St Giles London Hotel as part of the New Wave programme, a platform for emerging talent.
These free events are open to all with a special invitation to all our partners.
Thursday 22 September, 8pm | Free to attend
Freddie has played gigs with Trinity Big Band, Kings Big Band and his own jazz quintet, London Red, at the Spice of Life, the Hideaway, Jazz After Dark and Ronnie Scott’s. He regularly sells out Crazy Coqs, Piccadilly. He recently graduated from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama with a master’s degree in jazz singing. As the lead male singer with National Youth Jazz Orchestra, he has performed all over the UK, including Ronnie Scott’s.
Thursday 29 September, 8pm | Free to attend
Immy Churchill will be performing with a guitarist, Sol Grimshaw
Thursday 6 October, 8pm | Free to attend
Eloquently combining elements of alternative and jazz with subtle undercurrents of blues, the Canadian singer/songwriter has carved a sound that is entirely her own. She spent her younger years listening to Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and Amy Winehouse. These musicians nurtured her interest in Jazz and in turn her unique sound.