Music : Faye Patton & Ian Newton Grant. Friday 23rd June 19:30

Faye Patton Music and Ian Newton-Grant present: ‘The Art of Nu Jazz’

Faye Patton : guitar, voice
Ian Newton-Grant : percussion

An intimate night of funky contemporary red hot basement nu jazz from singer-songwriter/guitarist Faye Patton and long-time percussionist Ian Newton Grant – with retro latin vibes and glittering guitar hooks from guitar albumSoul Retrieval’.. and some classic covers.

Faye has played regularly in and around the London over the last 20 years. Venues include: Soho Theatre Piano Bar, Ray’s Jazz, Upstairs at Ronnie Scott’s, Stratford Theatre Royal, Upstairs at The Ritzy Cinema, The Vortex, The Green Note, The Pheasantry, Karamel Klub, Toulouse Lautrec, Temple of Art and Music, Jazz Cafe POSK, the Troubadour, Caffe Concerto, E15 Jazz Sessions, Soderberg Soho, Bermondsey Arts Club. Festivals include: Isle of Wight International Jazz Divas, Sidmouth International Jazz and Blues Festival, Derry Jazz Festival, Jazznacht Donaueshingen in Germany, Hackney Spice Festival.

Faye has been featured as a guest blogger in London Jazz News and has had radio play on BBC Radio Foyle, Radio Jazz Caribe, (Venezuela) Resonance, Real Music FM, and London Jazz Radio and is featured in international jazz blogs and podcasts and the Women in Jazz Media playlist and magazine. Book features include, ‘Women In Jazz’ by Sammy Stein and ‘Giving Birth to Sound’ by Renata De Rin.

Fabulous, fabulous musician. Her band is superb. A live experience is essential, as are her Faye’s recordings. Follow her! See her! Enjoy her music! ‘ (Debbie Golt, Outerglobe, Resonance FM)

‘Solid Gold – essential feminine Steely Dan for the 21st century’ (Jazz singer, Sue McCreeth)

‘Crisply soulful … Patton’s compositions are strong, her lyrics intriguing, her playing pleasingly angular. A definite stand-out from the crowd.’ (Jazzwise Magazine)

‘Smoke-fuelled and chameleon-like…supreme effort of both freeform and choreographed musicianship.’
(Gareth Hayes,Rock n’ Reel)

‘Remarkably seductive voice and presence, musically skilled, and strong and passionate personality = FAYE PATTON.'(Luis Raul Montell,Radio Jazz Caribe)

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