Sunday 10th February 2013
A fantastic jazz, spoken word and poetry monthly night presented by Jumoké Fashola with special guests varying from month to month. More info provided shortly ...
Jumoké Fashola has sung most musical forms, from Handel to Gershwin to Gospel to Bernstein, at venues including the Royal Albert Hall and the London Arena. Her solo repertoire comprises an edgy blend of jazz, R&B and soul, eloquently expressed and dynamically delivered. Time Out Magazine describes her as a “Head-spinningly versatile singer". Her debut album, ‘The Condition of Being A Woman’ was released in Feb 2014. She is the creator and host of the monthly Jazz Verse Jukebox at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club (Upstairs) London. She currently presents Inspirit with Jumoké Fashola, BBC London 94.9’s Sunday Breakfast magazine programme. She presented The Ronnie Scott's Radio Show on Jazz FM. Other radio credits include, Late Show (BBC London 94.9fm) You and Yours (Radio 4) Pause for Thought (Radio 2), Everywoman (BBC World Service), Good Morning Sunday (Radio 2). Her TV credits include the Holiday Programme (BBC1), Summer Holiday (BBC1) Summer Praise (BBC1). www.jumokefashola.com
“…A jazz vocalist who takes risks…” ★★★★ Peter Quinn, Jazzwise June 2014
“Fashola offers irresistible entertainment, her performance outstanding as cabaret MC as well as singer. Hers is an essential vision of great songs from one of the ever-moving cultural frontiers of jazz” LondonJazz.com
Tell us what you think of The Jazz Verse Jukebox - £8 on the door below..