Tobie Carpenter Organ Trio & Alice Zawadzki
Friday 23rd November 2018
London based contemporary Organ Trio playing Carpenter’s originals, celebrating the music of 1920s New Orleans, 1950s New York and new millennium Europe. Melodic, swinging compositions full of fun and passionate improvisation from three of the UK’s most exciting young Jazz musicians. The group’s debut EP ‘DEAD PAN PARTY’ (Turquoise Coconut Records) was released in 2017 reaching No.1 in the iTunes Jazz Album Chart.
“Stars show off the sound of tomorrow at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club with resonant atmospherics and nimble Guitar work. If proof were needed that London’s young Jazz scene is on fire right now, here it is”
Jane Cornwell – Evening Standard
“A very impressive Debut, swinging – with echoes of Kenny Burrell in parts. Tobie Carpenter is one to watch”
Tony Minvielle – Jazz FM
“The Tobie Carpenter Organ Trio really kept the audience engaged throughout. A wonderful ensemble sound and fantastic solos.”
Paul Pace – Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club
“A very exciting group – a retro feel with a modern twist.”
Alice Zawadzki is a vocalist, violinist, songwriter and composer based in London. Her work as a performer, collaborator, composer and speaker, has seen her gain considerable repute as “a genuine original” (The Guardian), and a distinctive and individual presence on the creative European music scene.
Her striking ability to perform across and transcend genres whilst retaining her own expressive and intelligent musical style, gives her a unique accessibility. Alice’s distinctive voice can be heard on numerous film and television scores, including Disney’s major motion picture African Cats, written by Nicholas Hooper, Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror (BBC)
Alice performs extensively as both a soloist and as a collaborator, with headline performances at the major UK alternative and jazz venues and festivals, including the Royal Albert Hall, Ronnie Scott’s, the London Jazz Festival and the Vortex.
“She is a genuine original with a pure, pealing voice that can darken into brooding low tones, and twist with flexibility and harmonic awareness…” – The Guardian
“Displaying a similar otherness as some of our treasured pop eccentrics (Kate Bush, Bjork), Zawadzki comes from a jazzier place.” – MOJO Magazine
“Beguiling, unorthodox tunes and pure vocals” – The Independent
“Her lustrous vocal range is the real live deal, a commanding, intense performer” – Jazzwise Magazine
“Beautiful, uncategorisable – a real force to be reckoned with” – Jamie Cullum
Tobie Carpenter – Guitar
Jamie Safir – Organ
David Ingamells – Drums
Vocals: Alice Zawadzki
Doors: 7:30 pm | Show: 8:00 pm