Music

Wendy Kirkland

Sat 27 Apr 2019

Location: Derby Cathedral

About the event

This event is promoted by Derby Cathedral, Derby LIVE are pleased to act as a ticket agent.

Due to unforseen circumastances this event has now been cancelled.  Customer who have purchased tickets will be contacted with for a refund.

 

Described as 'the unsung heroine of British Jazz' by esteemed jazz critic Ian Mann and 'mellow and stylish' by Clive Davis of the Sunday Times. Wendy will be performing songs from her album which contains fresh arrangements of jazz classics made famous by Jazzwomen such as Diana Krall, Eliane Elias, Shirley Horn, Nina Simone and Blossom Dearie. Wendy tells the story of these women and how they inspired her to strive to become the UK's leading exponent of jazz piano and voice, with equal merit in both. Wendy is joined by a band who have performed with the UK's top jazz players as well as US stars such as Darius Brubeck. Pat Sprakes (guitar), Paul Jefferies (double bass) and Steve Wyndham (drums).