Thu, 30 Jun

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St Mary's Church

Jazz Upfront - Emma Rawicz Quintet

The last Thursday of every month brings Jazz Upfront to St Mary's Church. The Emma Rawicz Quintet includes: Emma Rawicz - Saxes and Flute, Ant Law - guitar, Ivo Neame - piano, Freddie Jensen - bass, Jay Davis - drums.

Jazz Upfront - Emma Rawicz Quintet

Time & Location

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30 Jun, 19:00 – 22:00

St Mary's Church, Church St, Aylesbury HP20 2JJ, UK

About the Event

Our friends at Jazz Upfront host an evening of world class Jazz at St Mary's.

Emma Rawicz Quintet Emma Rawicz - Saxes and Flute Ant Law - guitar Ivo Neame - piano Freddie Jensen - bass Jay Davis - drums

Emma Rawicz is an award winning young saxophonist and composer, already making waves on the UK music scene. She has been described as a force to be reckoned with. (Jazzwise) A fast rising star; (London Jazz News). At the age of 20 she has already recorded her eagerly awaited debut album featuring Ant Law, made up entirely of her original compositions, the first single Voodoo was released in February and the second Mantra in April. The album Incantation is due to be released in May 2022. 

Emma has also created a name for herself both as a bandleader and a sideman. A new arrival on the scene, she has already made an impact, regularly playing at major London jazz venues with a wide range of established musicians. Emma is a recipient of the 2021 Drake Yolanda Award. Emmas influences range from modern jazz and fusion to folk and soul, key figures in her musical development including Chris Potter, Ari Hoenig, Kenny Jarrett, Joe Henderson, Chick Corea and more. 

Emma is a natural performer. Her music has a unique sound, fusing all her many influences, and her compositions range from lilting Afro Cuban inspired grooves to hard hitting modern jazz and funk numbers.

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