Samara featuring Liliana Chachian + Tim Whitehead
LONDON 606 Club
90 Lots Rd
606 supremo Steve Rubie leads a long-established and infectiously grooving latin jazz sextet, featuring Brazilian singer Liliana Chachian and Tim Whitehead’s rich and fulsome saxophone sound.
The pianist Neil Angilley works with Vanessa Mae, Shirley Bassey and 'Down to the Bone', Dill Katz, the bass player is visiting professor at the Guildhall, Nic France the drummer has played with just about everyone, including Dave Gilmore (Pink Floyd) and Bill Withers and the singer Liliana Chachian is considered to be one of the finest Brazilian singers currently working in Europe. A
nd tonight Samara's Special Guest will be one of the UK's finest Jazz saxophonists, the multi-award winning Tim Whitehead, who will be joining the lineup for the EFG London Jazz Festival to add just that extra bit of spice, power and fun.
The music is an infectious blend of Brazilian samba, jazz/Latin and soul, and we all have a great time.
'Cracking Latin-jazz quintet led by 606 proprietor Steve Rubie on flute and alto saxophone...explores these Latin jazz classics in great rhythmic style' Time Out
'Tim Whitehead...the finest tenor player in Britain today'' Jazz Review