Let In­grid jazz up your af­ter­noon of mu­sic

Sunshine Coast Daily - Caloundra Weekly - - WHAT’S ON LIFE -

AWARD-WIN­NING jazz singer In­grid James will re­turn to the Sun­shine Coast this month for an af­ter­noon of en­ter­tain­ment for jazz lovers.

The Sun­shine Coast Jazz Club will present the In­grid James Quin­tet on Sun­day, Novem­ber 18, at Caloun­dra Power Boat Club from 2pm.

In­grid is a Queens­land jazz singer, voice ed­u­ca­tor, song­writer, record­ing artist, vo­cal pro­ducer and a piv­otal fig­ure in the Bris­bane jazz scene.

She has per­formed ex­ten­sively around Aus­tralia at fes­ti­vals such as the Mel­bourne In­ter­na­tional Jazz Fes­ti­val, Manly Jazz Fes­ti­val, Bris­bane In­ter­na­tional Jazz and Val­ley Jazz Fes­ti­vals as well as in the Spiegel­tent for the Bris­bane Fes­ti­val. In­grid was Queen of the Noosa Jazz Fes­ti­val three times and per­formed at that fes­ti­val many times.

In­ter­na­tional high­lights in­clude Ron­nie Scotts in Lon­don as well as 606 Club, Jazz Pizza Ex­press, Spice of Life, a tour around the UK, in­clud­ing the Czech Repub­lic and in France, where she opened for the Blue Note Jazz Fes­ti­val in Monaco. In­grid has recorded five in­ter­na­tional CDs in the UK, USA and France as well as four do­mes­tic CDs.

One of the top jazz singers from Aus­tralia, In­grid is the type of mu­si­cian who im­me­di­ately draws you in with her beau­ti­ful voice, wide range and the abil­ity to sing dif­fi­cult in­ter­vals with ease, hit­ting ev­ery note with pris­tine clar­ity. Spe­cial lo­cal guest artist will be John Con­ley on dou­ble bass and bass gui­tar.

For more in­for­ma­tion Con­tact Julie, 0412 789 957, for tick­ets con­tact Car­lyn on 0427 782960 or email sun­coast­jazz2@gmail.com.

The Sun­shine Coast Jazz club is a non profit or­gan­i­sa­tion that aims to bring to mem­bers and jazz lovers the best of the best.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

BEST OF THE BEST: In­grid James is an award-win­ning Queens­land jazz singer.

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