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11-20 November 2022


Jeanie Barton with Tony Kofi

Jeanie Barton with Tony Kofi

Thu 18 November 2021

Stage time / 8:00pm

Doors / 6:30pm


LONDON Pheasantry,
152 King's Road

Voted best newcomer at Marlborough Jazz in 2015, singer-songwriter Jeanie Barton is joined by sax colossus Tony Kofi for an evening of emotive music.

With Jeanie on vocals and keys, Simon Paterson on double bass and Sophie Alloway on drums, their quartet will perform many of her nostalgic yet fresh compositions alongside joyous standards. Jeanie’s most recent album Moments of Clarity was produced by Paterson and features Kofi, it was described as “Really powerful, just divine!” by BBC Introducing.

After years as a principal in the National Youth Music Theatre, Jeanie studied jazz harmony at Morley College in London as well as improvisation with BBC Jazz award winner Anita Wardell and also cut her teeth as singer and compare for bebop pioneer Laurie Morgan’s trio, fronting their North London weekly gig, Downstairs at The King’s Head in Crouch End for over a decade.

She went on to support Georgie Fame, sing backing vocals for Luddy Samms (The Drifters) and recently performed for Samuel L Jackson as well as other A list celebrities, singing Bond songs in front of British Icons like Shirley Bassey and Pierce Brosnan.

Credits include performances at The Jazz Cafe, The 606 club, Ronnie Scott’s and The National Theatre, as well as a cruise on the Seine in Paris and the Cannes Film Festival. Jeanie was voted “Best Newcomer” at the Marlborough Jazz Festival 2015.

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