Frater and Taylor

LONDONZiggy's World Jazz Club
N14 4PE


A rousing double bill, FRATER AND TAYLOR's powerfully uplifting world-jazz-groove original songs plus SAMBA AZUL, a rhythm-centric, Brazilian-inspired jazz outfit led by US drummer Adam Osmianski, bringing the spirit of Brazil to the heart of London

Scottish born vocalist/songwriter Josie Frater & Drummer/composer Steve Taylor unite Brazilian, Jazz, Pop and world-beats in an adventurous, melodic world-jazz excursion. Their ‘jazz-fusion’ sound & 'Superior Lyrics' evoke the best of Latin-jazz diva Flora Purim, Annie Lennox, Pat Metheny and folk heroes Pentangle, “Sublime” “Superb, captivating” Time Out ★★★★★ “Cinematic, Sparkling” BBC Radio 2 Janey Lee Grace Frater and Taylor have performed along- side Omar, Mica Paris, Ian Shaw, Nitin Sawhney & will be playing material from new album ‘Colour Me’, FEATURING rising star- guitarist/ songwriter/daughter Rosie Frater-Taylor “One to Watch 2019”, “A songwriter of her time” Jazzwise magazine "she's got it" Ian Shaw As featured on Jazz FM. BBC Radio London , Radio 2 & Ronnie Scott's. Josie Frater (vocals/percussion) Steve Taylor (drums/vocals) Rosie Frater-Taylor (guitar/vocals) Matt Carter -(keys) Jonny Wickham -(bass) SAMBA AZUL are “A formidably talented outfit invoking the spirit of Brazil” London Jazz news Hot on the heals of their recent sell-out Jazz Cafe show & debut album launch at Pizza Express Jazz Club. US drummer Adam Osmianski leads this uplifting ensemble “Featuring emerging pianist/vocalist composer Joy Ellis & multi instrumentalist/vocalist Mishka Adams, in a mesmerising line up evoking the Joyous nature of Brazilian music. Adam Osmianski (drums/percussion/vocals) Joy Ellis (piano/Rhodes/vocals) Pedro Velasco (guitar) Greg Gottlieb (bass) Alex Talbot (percussion) Jeremy Shaverin (percussion/vocals) Greg Sanders (guitar) Mishka Adams (vocals) Philip Achille (harmonica)