24th June 2018 Ipswich Jazz Festival
SUNDAY, 24TH JUNE, 8PM–10PM
JACQUI DANKWORTH AND CHARLIE WOOD (WITH CHRIS ALLARD ON GUITAR)
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, College Street, Ipswich, IP1 1XF
Jacqui Dankworth is one of the most highly regarded vocalists in the UK. Her concert appearances and her stylistically diverse recordings showcase her virtuosic and effortless mastery of a wide spectrum of genres. Known primarily as a jazz singer, Jacqui also draws on folk, soul and blues influences. Her voice has been described as “multi-faceted” and “incomparable”, “one of our finest singers, regardless of category.” Sunday Times
Charlie Wood is a singer/songwriter and keyboardist whose eclectic musical style incorporates elements of jazz, blues, traditional R&B and popular music. Wood is an accomplished and prolific singer/songwriter and has received stellar reviews for his original music. “Remember the first time you heard Dylan, or Springsteen, or Costello, or Waits? Charlie Wood delivers that same jolt.” Jazz Times
Chris Allard (right) has performed at many prestigious venues and festivals and he has performed/recorded with numerous big names. Chris also leads his own band, which has played all over the UK and in Europe, including the International Guitar Festival and Ronnie Scott’s, and performed and had radio-play as far afield as Los Angeles. His last album received critical acclaim including four stars in Guitarist Magazine. “One of the great guitarists in this country.” Jamie Cullum
In partnership with Fleece Jazz Club.