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Candid Records 5th Annual Jazz Festival

The UK's most pro-active award winning independent record labels hosts its fifth annual jazz festival in London, highlighting established stars such as Stacey Kent and Donald Harrison, showcasing phenomenal new talent, such as Jamie Cullum and Christian Scott and featuring eight great new Candid albums.

  • Sunday 3rd November
    MÔNICA VASCONCELOS and NOIS at Ronnie Scotts
    Miss Vasconcelos is the latest addition to the CANDID artist roster and today sees the launch of her fabulous new album ‘Oferenda’ with the full NOIS ensemble.
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  • Monday 4th November
    JAMIE CULLUM - POINTLESS NOSTALGIC
    PizzaExpress, Dean Street London W1
    Charismatic 22 year old singer/pianist with ORLANDO LE FLEMING and SEBASTIAAN DE KROM. Jamie Cullum is the newest, freshest, most genuinely exciting face in the jazz scene, selling out venues from here to St. Petersburg and ‘crossing over’ like no male jazz singer since Harry Connick Jr. 'Cullum's mellifluous tone, clarity of diction, fluid relationship with the pulse and proclivity for taking chances - coupled with his exciting pianism - clearly mark him out as a young artist with immense potential' Jazzwise
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  • Tuesday 5th November
    MÔNICA VASCONCELOS and AS MENINAS
    PizzaExpress, Dean Street London W1
    Brazil’s most captivating, emerging new singer featuring the lyrical saxophones of INGRID LAUBROCK with IFE TOLENTINO (guitar) and CHRIS WELLS (percussion).
    ‘Monica is a betwitching singer from Sao Paulo whose understated vocals are as seductive as whispers carried on the breeze.’ - Metro
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  • Wednesday 6th November
    DIMITRI VASSILAKIS and THE DAEDALUS PROJECT
    PizzaExpress, Dean Street London W1
    Featuring THEODOSII SPASSOV, sensational Bulgarian kaval player, GEORGE CONTRAFOURIS (piano), RONAN GILFOYLE (bass), GENE CALDERAZZO (drums) and PAUL CLARVIS(percussion).
    'On the Daedalus project Dimitri combines the best of many elements into a whole that can be enjoyed by all different types of listeners from hard core jazzers to world music buffs.' - Dave Liebman
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  • Thursday 7th and Friday 8th November
    DONALD HARRISON and KIND OF NEW
    PizzaExpress, Dean Street London W1
    New takes on the classic Miles Davis ‘Kind of Blue’ session featuring ace saxophonist Donald Harrison along with the amazing nineteen year old CHRISTIAN SCOTT (trumpet) with special guest, JASON REBELLO (piano) with ORLANDO LE FLEMING (bass) and OCIE DAVIES (drums).
    'A 21st Century shout-out to a 20th Century masterpiece'. - Lee Jeske
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  • Saturday 9th November
    DAVE O'HIGGINS and FAST FOOT SHUFFLE
    PizzaExpress, Dean Street London W1
    With award winning pianist TOM CAWLEY, MIKE OUTRAM (guitar), SAM BURGESS (bass) and SIMON LEA (drums).
    'When it comes to bop of any kind, on either soprano or tenor saxophones, he is, live, one of our few world class players, capable of holding his own with the Americans.' - The Independent
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  • Sunday 10th November
    JIM TOMLINSON QUINTET
    PizzaExpress, Dean Street London W1
    With ace guitarist COLIN OXLEY, DAVE CHAMBERLAIN (bass) and MATT HOME (drums).
    'His playing combines warmth, restraint, charm and song to such devastating effect.' - Musician
    'He has become the most important English saxophonist to emerge in a long time' - Sunday Tribune.
    'Tomlinson’s renditions are rich and splendid and those who are caught up in his musical spell will revel unreservedly in his wonderous intonation and absolute beauty of tone.' - Ejazznews
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  • Monday 11th - Saturday 16th November STACEY KENT at Ronnie Scotts
    The world’s No. 1 singer of the Great American Songbook is celebrating her BBC Award as ‘Vocalist of the Year’ and the re-launch of her album ‘ IN LOVE AGAIN,’ with new artwork and sleeve with liner notes by 'Remains of the Day' author Kazuo Ishiguro. Admission Mon-Thurs £15 Fri-Sat £25
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    * Ronnie Scotts
    47 Frith Street, London W1
    Box Office +44 20 7439 0747
    Credit Cards 08700 600 100
    www.ticketweb.co.uk

    * PizzaExpress Jazz Club
    10 Dean Street, Soho, London W1
    Reservations: +44 20 7439 8722
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    www.pizzaexpress.com

  • Additional Info

    • Artist / Group Name: Unknown
    • Event Date: 3 to 16 November 2002
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