Randolph Matthews, the acclaimed British jazz vocalist, has garnered high praise from respected music critics and industry experts. Songlines lauded him as a "stunning, McFerrin-esque talent," while The Guardian described his sound as "cinematic vocal jazz." Jazz FM praised Randolph's "dazzling improvisational skills" and deemed him "flawless and world-class."
With a career spanning 25 years, Randolph has collaborated with an impressive roster of artists, including jazz luminaries Herbie Hancock, Richard Bona, Bill Frisell, and Will I am as well as Mulatu Astatke, Sean Kuti, Ashley Henry, Angelique Kidjo, Terry Callier, and others from across Europe, Central Africa, and America.
As Randolph celebrates his 50th birthday in 2023, he is set to release and tour his new album, Transcendence, featuring the atmospheric support of a band consisting of Alcyona Mick on piano and Andy Hamill on bass. He has established himself as one of the UK's leading contemporary vocalists and performers, with his compositions reflecting a range of musical styles, from classical to African/Caribbean rhythms, to jazz and choral.
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