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 2011-03-22 07:36:27

Edinburgh Fringe 2011

Kerry will be back at the award winning Jazz Bar in Edinburgh as part of the Fringe Festival 2011. She will be appearing with her vocal/guitar duo Shades of Blue for a run of dates between 5th and 14th August 2011.

 

 2011-03-22 07:34:48

London Blues Festival - May

Kerry will be appearing on the first day of the London Blues Festival at the Leicester Square Theatre Lounge on Sunday 15th May 2011.

 

 2011-03-22 07:33:03

Brighton Festival Fringe - May

Kerry will be appearing at Brighton Festival Fringe with her vocal/guitar duo Shades of Blue on Saturday 7th, Sunday 8th and Monday 9th May 2011.

 

 2010-09-12 21:13:38

Ronnie Scott's Debut

On Sunday 19th September 2010 Kerry will be making her Ronnie Scott's debut as the guest vocalist with The Ronnie Scott's Blues Experience led by Tony Remy (g) and featuring Marcus Bonfanti (g/voc), Paddy Milner (p), Nick Cohen (b), Frank Tontoh (dr) & the Winston Rollins Horns. Tickets are available from: http://www.ronniescotts.co.uk/performances/view/395-ronnie-scotts-blues-experience

 

 2010-08-14 13:53:38

Edinburgh Fringe 2010

Billie Holiday to Billy Bragg!

Following a successful run at Fringe 2009, London based jazz vocalist Kerry Hodgkin returns to the award winning Jazz Bar for Fringe 2010 in a perfect synergy of artiste and venue. For five nights only Kerry will be performing songs from her eagerly awaited great new album Table in the Corner, released on 33 Jazz Records in November 2009.

Kerry made a welcome return to the forefront of the UK jazz scene in 2009 with this fantastic new album produced by award winning vocalist Ian Shaw and featuring some of the cream of UK jazz, including Alan Barnes (sax/clarinet), Janette Mason (piano) and Mark Fletcher (drums).

Kerry’s silk-and-steel vocals have been likened to jazz legend Sheila Jordan and diva Eva Cassidy! With a blend of contemporary jazz/soul/latin/blues originals and covers, expect a varied programme. This will include some of Kerry’s own compositions, along with original takes on material as diverse as Randy Newman, Rodgers & Hart, Billy Bragg, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Arlen & Mercer, Sondheim & Bernstein and talented folk/blues duo Hensley & Wright. Interpretations include arrangements by Ian Shaw, celebrated jazz drummer Clark Tracey, rising star pianist/composer Janette Mason and Hodgkin herself.

Kerry has been a professional jazz, blues and soul singer for well over a decade. Her training as an actress brings with it an extraordinary ability to interpret lyrics, which, added to Kerry’s innate musicality and exceptional vocal range, makes her an outstanding vocalist and performer. She is at once at home in the current UK jazz landscape, but with an accessibility capable of reaching across musical borders.

Kerry has family living just outside Edinburgh and featured at The Jazz Bar for the first time in May 2009. Her local connections allow her to appear at the Fringe with some of the best jazz talent that Scotland has to offer. The Quartet of musicians includes Scotland’s answer to Chet Baker, the amazing Colin Steele on trumpet and, fresh from his time working in New York, Edinburgh’s own rising star pianist Paul Kirby.

JAZZ TABLE IN THE CORNER
Kerry Hodgkin Quintet
THE JAZZ BAR, 1a Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1HR
VENUE 57 (map ref. E5)
www.thejazzbar.co.uk
23rd to 27th August - 19:30 (60 mins)
£6.00 / £5.00
Tickets available from the Fringe Box Office
Or cash only on the door

 

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