October Jazz Programme

We've got another great lineup of talented Jazz musicians for your Monday evening's entertainment from 6pm - and with our Martini Mondays offer running from 5pm there really is no better way to relax and unwind!



Monday 3rd October 2016
Gracie May

We are delighted to host the brilliant young singer and songwriter, Gracie May, and her incredible group of musicians at the Daffodil. Gracie is an amazing local talent, coming from a family of incredible musicians. She’s the latest generation to hit the limelight, with a voice of incredible maturity for such a young artist. Gracie is inspired by the songs of pop, jazz and soul divas, Amy Winehouse, Adele, Lorde, Laura Mvula and many more. Expect a special evening of beautiful singing, crossing genres from jazz to R&B and soul.



Monday 10th October 2016
Patsy Fuller & The Revelators

Welcome to the brilliant Patsy Fuller with her smooth and sassy mix of jazz, blues and gospel. Patsy is a wonderful singer & songwriter. Her music is soulful, sensual and spiritual, drawing from a diverse wellspring of influences, which include Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Cassandra Wilson, Nina Simone, Erykah Badu and Jill Scott. She leads this amazing 6-piece band, with a repertoire of music from jazz and blues, to hip hop, rare groove, soul, reggae and samba. This is savvy urban jazz, deeply cool and incredibly funky!



Monday 17th October 2016
Becki Biggins

Becki is a Grammy-nominated singer and saxophonist, with three number 1 albums in the US Smooth Jazz Charts. She is also well-known for her work with celebrated British musician and songwriter, Paul Hardcastle, and together, they achieved the accolade of Winner of the American Billboard 'Best Smooth Jazz Artist' Award. Becki also appears regularly with Laurie Holloway, Musical Director of Parkinson, and it turns out that Sir Michael Parkinson is one of her greatest fans! Caught recently on camera, he was quick to say … “Becki Biggins, great lass, great singer!” www.beckibiggins.com



Monday 24th October 2016
Jo Swan & The Hounds of Lounge

Jo Swan’s sublime vocals inspire this lounge-blues-soul-jazz, with a melting pot of Balkan, high-life, glam, soul, jazz and reggae. Be prepared for some wonderful stylish re-arrangements of popular songs, and a completely new and refreshing twist on classic songs from the 1930's to the present day. www.joswanjazz.com