Fri 3 May, Stamford Ballroom music
Grammy-nominated, million-selling Stacey Kent is one of the great jazz vocalists, excelling in the sensitive communication of deep emotions through intimate jazz ballads, dramatic French chanson and sensuous bossa nova. Tonight Stacey and her band, featuring her musical partner, saxophonist Jim Tomlinson, present songs from her latest Sony album ‘I Know I Dream’ The material includes compositions by Leo Ferre, Serge Gainsbourg and Antonio Carlos Jobim, as well as originals written with her long-time collaborator, the Nobel Prize-winning novelist Kashuo Ishiguro.
‘Devastatingly Stylish’ The Observer
‘Stacey Kent has been quietly sitting on top of the world of jazz vocals, for many years’ Jamie Cullum
Friday 3 May 8pm
50 mins – interval – 50 mins