Tessa Souter, born behind Barkers in Kensington, now lives in New York. But London, she says, where she also lived for twelve years in her 20s and 30s,working as a prolific journalist, “will always be home”. Here she performs Freddie Hubbard’s tune Little Sunflower (Nara’s Song). The lyrics are by Tessa herself. Recorded live at Scullers, Boston, on May 16. 2012. Featuring Steve Kuhn (piano), with Boris Kozlov (bass), Billy Drummond (drums), Joel Frahm (saxophones), Gary Versace (accordion).
Tessa heads off for a tour of the mid-West October 3-12, performing in a different state, and with a completely different band every night. Tour dates. Tessa is back in London at Pizza Express Dean Street in Saturday & Sunday, February 9th & 10th, 2013