Tag: Imogen Ryall

1 October 2019

Live Review: Jazz for Europe

Jazz for Europe The Brunswick, Hove Thursday 29th August, 2019 Organised by percussionist and Jazzwise editor-in-chief Jon Newey together with Terry Seabrook and Julian Nicholas, this was an evening that brought together a diverse range of musicians from the jazz community, united in their desire for a united Europe. The house band of saxophonist Julian […]

1 September 2019

Imogen Ryall Interview

Vocalist Imogen Ryall has been part of the UK jazz scene for a growing number of years. Here she talks to Charlie Anderson about her work as a lyricist and her latest project Ano╠łna Trio.   When Claire Martin recorded an album with guitarist Jim Mullen last year, in tribute to Wes Montgomery, it featured […]

1 March 2019

Words…Imogen Ryall

  My childhood was chaotic, exciting and a bit emotionally unstable at times. Both my parents were actors (my mum still is!) but my elder brother and I were loved and were always encouraged to do what we wanted to do. I remember lots of laughs, and my dad played the piano, we grew up […]

1 August 2017

The Cloggz Interview

    The Cloggz were formed around five years ago, and grew out of the Jazz Charity Roar Ups that were hosted by pianist Mark Edwards at The Brunswick in Hove. “I just had this idea for this tango line up with the accordion, clarinet and violin for a while and then meeting Ben Sarfas (the […]

1 May 2017

Live Review: Jamie Brownfield & Liam Byrne at Smalls

Jamie Brownfield & Liam Byrne Smalls at The Verdict Thursday 13th April       Beginning with Hackensack (a tune based on Lady Be Good) it was obvious that trumpeter Brownfield and tenor saxophonist Byrne have a fantastic musical chemistry.     Vocalist Imogen Ryall paid tribute to Billie Holiday performing Mean to Me and a memorable […]

25 November 2013

Live Review: Imogen Ryall at The Verdict

Imogen Ryall The Verdict, Brighton 15/11/13 One of the best jazz singers in Sussex performed at The Verdict to a small but dedicated audience, many of them students from the various vocal classes that she teaches. And this really was a masterclass in vocalese, where she successfully took on some of the advanced classics of […]

28 October 2013

Imogen Ryall Interview

Imogen Ryall has recently been making a name for herself performing and teaching around Sussex. Editor of The Sussex Jazz Mag, Charlie Anderson, and aspiring jazz vocalist Anabel Alegre sat down with her to talk about her love of jazz, her love of teaching and her development as a musician.   Charlie: How did you […]

28 October 2013

Live Review: Geoff Simkins at The Snowdrop

Geoff Simkins, Imogen Ryall, Terry Seabrook & Alex Eberhard The Snowdrop, Lewes 14/10/13 This unusual combination of musicians (alto sax, voice, organ and drums) performed a collection of well arranged standards with Imogen Ryall also doubling as a second front-line instrument with her scat singing mimicking a trumpet. Saxophonist Geoff Simkins performed a beautiful trio […]

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