With a childhood of classical training, and having competed as a finalist for the BBC Young Musician Awards, she has taken her technical abilities and turned them towards a more playful rhythmical jazz outfit. Tandy has been playing on the underground music scene for a while with artists such as Camilla George, NubyaGarcia and NuCivilisationOrchestra. Her new quintet, unveiled last year, includes all our favourite UK players: EzraCollective‘s FemiKoleoso on drums, BinkerGolding on saxophone, SheilaMaurice-Grey on trumpet, and MutaleChashi on bass.
Joining Tandy at Kings Place will be trombone player RosieTurton. With a more dance-heavy sound, Turton’s group blends trombone, violin and electronics with the sounds of jazz, hip-hop and Indian classical music.
This is a new series of gigs from Jazz Re:freshed, who never disappoint in presenting the best up-and-coming musicians in town. And what better way to start than with some of our favourite female jazzers!
At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some…