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When Sat 30 September 2017 from 19:45 until 23:30
What JazzUP! presents… Kitty LaRoar! (£8/£10)
How Much £0.00
More Details JazzUP! presents… Kitty LaRoar! (£8/£10)

"When Kitty sings, music stops to listen."

Stylish London singer Kitty LaRoar debuts her new quartet at JazzUp, singing, scatting and freestyling at the drums. The band will be showcasing original compositions from the new album Valentine's Eve, as well as original lyrics to the music of Monk, Ellington, Strayhorn and Sonny Rollins.

Originally inspired by Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan, Kitty LaRoar's unique talents are not just as silky voiced songstress, scat-singer and drummer. She has a spellbinding ability to freestyle lyrics to melody on the spot, telling stories that are not only relevant to the song she is singing, but often weaving in references to life, love, nature, politics, current events, and even to people in the audience.

The quartet performs highly original songs by Kitty and her pianist Nick Shankland and although the genre is clearly jazz, this unpredictable and eclectic music entrances and engages the audience. Everyone’s talking about Kitty at the moment; this JazzUp will be very busy so be sure to get your tickets early!

Entry £8 in advance, £10 on the door.
Doors 7.45pm

Advance Tickets are now available from:
Farleys (Hitchin)
Jolly Brown (Hitchin)
Gatefold Record Lounge (Hitchin)
Bar 85 (Hitchin)
David's Music (Letchworth)
Unikorn (Stevenage)

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16+ with photo ID - younger patrons can be signed in at the door by a responsible adult and earplugs are available upon request.

Downstairs bar open until 1am.

Like all our gigs this show finishes well in time for the last trains North and South to Cambridge/Peterborough and London and we are just a 5 minute stroll from the station.

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