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.
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.
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 AugustJess 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.
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 AugustAdam 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 AugustLaura 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 AugustOriginally 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.
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.