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Sarah Ellen Hughes

Former NYJO vocalist who now leads her own quartet in addition to being a member of the jazz vocal group Sector 7. Hughes has released two solo albums to date “Darning That Dream” (2010) and “The Story So Far” (2011).


ARTIST REVIEWS
Sarah Ellen Hughes Quartet at Black Mountain Jazz, Kings Arms, Abergavenny, 30/10/2011.
Sarah Ellen Hughes Quartet at Black Mountain Jazz, Kings Arms, Abergavenny, 30/10/2011.

"Ian Mann enjoys a live performance by vocalist Sarah Ellen Hughes and her quartet and takes a look at her latest album "The Story So Far"."

3-5 out of 5

Live Review


Sarah Ellen Hughes Quartet, Black Mountain Jazz, Swan Hotel, Abergavenny, 26/05/2013.
Sarah Ellen Hughes Quartet, Black Mountain Jazz, Swan Hotel, Abergavenny, 26/05/2013.

"One of Britain's best jazz vocalists, an adventurous singer who delivers in any company and brings the best out of her fellow musicians."

3-5 out of 5

Live Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Tommaso Starace - Harmony Less Quartet  “Narrow Escape” and Quintet  “Eleuthera All That Jazz”.

Tommaso Starace - Harmony Less Quartet “Narrow Escape” and Quintet “Eleuthera All That Jazz”.

Ian Mann enjoys two very different albums recorded in 2018 by the Italian born, London based saxophonist and composer Tommaso Starace.


Routes In Jazz ; A Music Retrospective of Dizzy Reece, CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 26/01/2019.

Routes In Jazz ; A Music Retrospective of Dizzy Reece, CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 26/01/2019.

Ian Mann is educated and entertained by the first date of a tour celebrating the life and music of trumpeter Dizzy Reece performed by pianist Trevor Watkis and a stellar international quintet.


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