Eric Legnini & Natalie Williams 'Waxx Up'

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Last Show: Thursday 15 th June 2017

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Renowned vocalist, breaching the gap between jazz and soul, Natalie Williams, presents a brand new partnership with accomplished, Paris based pianist and producer, Eric Legnini. Presenting a collection of short, pop and soul-orientated songs, flitting between acoustic and electronic music and between yesterday and today, Natalie lends her vocals to Eric's old-school yet forward looking sound, encapsulated in his latest release, 'Waxx Up'.

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For the last 25 years, Eric Legnini has been a respected name across the continent, as a soulful pianist, frequently called upon to tour with names such as Manu Katche, Toots Thielemans, Ibrahim Maalouf and Kyle Eastwood. Yet it is his love of the voice and collaborations with vocalists such as Krystle Warren that really showcase his work as a composer, with records such as The Vox and Sing Twice! both nominated for Victoires du Jazz Awards. Williams, is well known to UK audiences for her own soulful original material. As a highly respected artist, she has developed notoriety on the British jazz and soul scenes as front-woman of Natalie Williams' Soul Family and vocalist for artists from Incognito to drum and bass legend Goldie. Currently touring in France, don't miss the only UK performance of this thrilling new collaboration.  

Band Lineup

Natalie Williams (vocals)

Eric Legnini (keys)

Robin Mullarkey (bass)

Chris Draper (drums)