Where the voice meets the voice
With special guest and ringside participation from
This first of its kind vocal performance battle brings together 2 of London’s heavyweight vocal voyagers for an night of evocative exploration of jazz world music and beyond.
In the blue corner
Cleveland ‘thunderbolt’ Watkiss jazz vocalist of the year 2010 will bring his “larger than life” stage presence and highly original scatting influential legacy of voice into the space. His vocal mastery has led him to work with some of the greats in a pedigree career performing with the like of Wynton Marsalis, Cassandra Wilson and Abbey.
In the red corner
Randolph hurricane Matthews will bring what blues and soul magazine describe as his “Original Out there” approach to voice. Mixing his influential exploration of jazz blues and folk, he is sure to come out vocal agility and soulful percussiveness. His career has led him to perform with the likes of Angelique Kidjo, Grace Jones and Seun Kuti.
Tell your friends cos its gonnnnnnna vocally rumble out of this world …..