BASSOON MUSIC PROGRAMME

Corinthia Hotel London is proud to announce the following artists playing in Bassoon this month:

Giusto Di Lallo

Live in Bassoon every Tuesday - Saturday 6 - 8pm

A musician, composer and sound designer, Giusto Di Lallo is in demand as a pianist and keyboard player. He has also composed music for theatre, orchestra, screen, ballet and various bands. Drop into Bassoon to hear Giusto play a mixture of blues, ragtime, new age, music from movies, jazz and old favourites.

Michael L Roberts (jazz/blues)

Live in Bassoon 8th August

“Britain’s answer to Kurt Elling” – Clive Davis, The Sunday Times. Michael is an award-winning vocalist, instrumentalist and composer whose music has been featured on BBC Radio 2 & 3, BBC Four, SkyArts, & Jazz FM.

Frida Touray (soul/jazz)

Live in Bassoon 10th August

Frida Touray is an incredible soul vocalist who has toured the UK, Europe and The US alongside the likes of Lianne La Havas, Tom Odell and Bilal.

Louise Golbey

Live in Bassoon 12th and 19th August

Louise is a phenomenally talented singer-songwriter whose music has featured on BBC Radio 1, BBC1Xtra and 6Music. She has performed at Glastonbury and Isle of Wight Festival, is a regular at Ronnie Scott’s and Jazz Café, and has supported the likes of En Vogue, George Benson, Roberta Flack, Roy Ayers, and The Stylistics.

James Sayer

Live in Bassoon 18th and 25th August

James Sayer studied Jazz and pop performance at Leeds College of Music, where he was awarded the 'Friends Prize' for outstanding performance. James has performed at Hyde Park, Clapham Common and various other festivals and shows on the same bill as artists such as Stevie Wonder and Neil Young.

Jessica Berry (Jazz/Soul)

Live in Bassoon 23rd and 29th August

Jess grew up in a musical family, her father a renowned jazz bassist. She played piano and flute from a young age, before turning her hand to singing. Since studying at Trinity College of Music, Jess has gone on to perform alongside the likes of Sir John Dankworth, and Cleo Laine, at venues including the Royal Albert Hall, the Barbican and the Vortex. Jess is currently working on her debut album.

Atila (Jazz/American)

Live in Bassoon 5th August

Atila is an established British singer whose interpretations of the American Songbook are internationally renowned. Having begun his professional career with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, he has since worked with the likes of Buddy Greco and Benny Golson, performing at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, Ronnie Scotts and live on BBC radio and TV.

Harris Adams (soul/blues)

Live in Bassoon 9th, 16th and 30th August

Adam Harris is a singer/songwriter making a name for himself in London. Inspired by legends such as Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke and Bill Withers, Harris's soulful voice enhances his unique style which drifts seamlessly through soul, rock 'n' roll, funk, and gospel.

Laura Williams (pop/inde)

Live in Bassoon 11th August

Laura is a highly accomplished guitarist and vocalist who is fast-gaining a following both in the UK and abroad. Her fresh twists on songs by the likes of The Beatles, Queen, Abba, Christina Aguilera, and Pharrell make her an instant favourite with audiences.

Meg Cavanaugh (jazz/blues)

Live in Bassoon 15th August

Originally from the Midwest, Meg moved to the UK in 2009 and has been carving a reputation as one of London’s leading Gatsby Jazz, Vintage-era vocalists. She has toured with Matt Bianco, and Casablanco, has released two albums in the US and now performs regularly across London. Meg covers 20s and 30s Jazz Standards, plus a wide range of Americana, Blues and Folk.

Gabrielle Ducomble (jazz/latin)

Live in Bassoon 17th August

Parisian native Gabrielle Ducomble brings a special blend of Gallic charm and sophistication to the British jazz scene.

Singing in English and her native French, Gabrielle performs Parisian-style jazz and tango, putting a contemporary spin on songs by Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Serge Gainsbourg and Astor Piazzolla, plus her own original material.

Mi'Das (soul/pop)

Live in Bassoon 22nd and 31st August

Named as “One of the most promising Soul voices in the UK”, M'Das has performed with the likes of Ellie Goulding, Jessie J, Jamie Cullum and Rita Ora. He has also graced the stage of many prestigious venues, including The O2 Arena and The Royal Albert Hall.


Colomboloco (eclectic)

Live in Bassoon 24th and 26th August

Colomboloco are an explosion of fun and eccentric theatricality. Their wild gypsy beats, virtuoso fingerwork, wanton genre-mixing, lunatic dancing and inexplicable outfits add up to an unforgettable experience.

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At Corinthia, we always strive to provide the best rates on our website. If you don’t think we have, we’ll pay for 100% of your room on the first night, and price match the rest. Should you find a lower price elsewhere, please submit a claim within 24 hours of your original booking and we will respond within two working days. Please note, this also applies to discounts and promotions available on Corinthia.com.

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Step 1. If within 24 hours of a confirmed reservation with Corinthia Hotels made on Corinthia.com, you find a lower rate for the same hotel, room type, inclusions, stay dates, discounts and payment conditions, please contact the relevant email address from the list below to make your claim. All claims must be made within 24 hours of the original booking and at least 24 hours prior to the standard check-in time of the hotel.

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Terms and Conditions:

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1. Your original booking must have been made through corinthia.com.
2. The lower rate must be found and the claim submitted by email within 24 hours of the original booking and at least 24 hours prior to the standard check-in time at the hotel. If the original booking was made within 24 hours of arrival, the Best Rate Guarantee is not applicable.
3. The Best Rate Guarantee only applies to published rates available to the general public online, which can be found and booked immediately without any kind of restriction or payment restrictions.
4. The lower rate found must be for exactly the same booking criteria - the same hotel, the same room type, same inclusions, the same stay dates, same number of guests, the same rate description and, if applicable, the same promotion. The cancellation and advance purchase policy and all other terms and conditions of the stay must also be identical. If the claim refers to a reservation consisting of several nights' accommodation, the average rate for each night will be compared to the average rate for each night, for an identical reservation, using the website where the lower rate is found.
5. Corinthia Hotels will verify the lower rate claim and respond within two working days of the claim being made. *Claims will be processed from Monday to Friday, between 9am to 5pm, at the hotel's local time.
6. The rate comparison will be made net of any taxes, gratuities or any other fees or charges associated with the room rate, and the lower rate must still be available at the time the hotel validates the claim.
7. The Best Rate Guarantee is void where prohibited by law. Corinthia Hotels reserves the right to modify or cancel its Best Rate Guarantee policy at any time in its sole discretion and without prior notice.
8. Corinthia Hotels has the sole right and discretion to determine the validity of any claim, including without limitation, determining that the lower rate found is genuinely available and that the claim meets all terms and conditions. In case of dispute, Corinthia Hotels' decision is final.
9. In the case of a fully prepaid rate booked through corinthia.com, Corinthia Hotels will refund the difference to your credit card, if applicable, within 30 business days of submitting your claim. Corinthia Hotels is not responsible for any fees associated with cancelling a reservation made through a different channel.
10. Best Rate Guarantee will be suspended during times where corinthia.com or certain rates are not available due to an outage, a technical issue or a circumstance beyond Corinthia Hotels' reasonable control.
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12. The Best Rate Guarantee does not apply to packaged rates. Packaged rates include Hotel accommodations sold as part of a travel package in which the Hotel does not provide all services (including but not limited to airfare and/or car rental, tours etc.) and Hotel accommodations sold with additional amenities.
13. Corinthia Hotels may deny a claim where the difference between the rates is less than 1%.
14. If the Competing Rate is in a different currency from the rate booked on corinthia.com, the Competing Rate will be converted into the same currency as the rate offered on our website using the exchange rate as published in www.xe.com in place at the time the initial reservation was made. Discrepancies may occur between Corinthia Hotels' rate and the Competing Rate due to differences in exchange rate sources. If the rate discrepancy is solely due to exchange rate fluctuations, we reserve the right to deny the claim.