We spoke to singer Anita Wardell about:
– Her upcoming interview for the BBC4 documentary Queens of Jazz (preview HERE), a programme which charts the story of the jazz divas like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday (to be broadcast on 10th May at 21:00)
– A new CD The Road (Specific), which is released on 3rd June with a launch gig on the 5th at St James Studio (Tickets). The CD features pianist Robin Aspland, bassist Jeremy Brown, drummer Tristan Maillot, percussionist Adriano Adewale, and guitarist Guillermo Hill
– The second Songsuite Festival which runs from 21-23rd June at the Jazz Cafe POSK in Ravenscourt Park, W6 . It also features workshops and singing classes (more information and tickets HERE.
Music excerpts are:
– With Every Breath I Take (Cy Coleman/David Zippel) at 05:40 – the whole track (!) it ends at 12:13
– Travels (Pat Metheny) at 13:38
– Frevo em Maceo by Hermeto Pascoal at 17:01