Filomena Campus Quartet + Jackie Walduck

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Last Show: Wednesday 14 th November 2018

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

From the sweet taste of myrtle wine, to the deep coral reefs and golden sand, vocalist Filomena Campus takes you with her to her beloved island. Vibraphonist Jackie Walduck joins Campus’ long-term collaboration partners Steve Lodder on piano, drummer Rod Youngs and Davide Mantovani on double bass for impromptu riffs on some of the quartet’s original songs. They will also present a new composition 'A Bolu Pasidu' (Gliding) about improvisation by one of Sardinian’s most celebrated poets of the 20th century, Raimondo Piras. A signature project, who have taken their unique take on jazz following the success of their album Jester of Jazz to audiences around world.

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'Campus is a highly musical singer’ - The Telegraph

“Filomena Campus enchants London” Unione Sarda

Filomena Campus

Award winning jazz vocalist, lyricist, lecturer, theatre director

In 2013 Filomena Campus launched her My Jazz Islands Festival, in which she seeks to unite her Sardinian roots with Italian and UK jazz musicians. Filomena Campus is a Sardinian jazz vocalist and lyricist, as well as a theatre director and university lecturer. As a jazz vocalist Filomena has toured and collaborated with top UK jazz artists including Evan Parker, Guy Barker, Orphy Robinson, Huw Warren, Byron Wallen, Cleveland Watkiss, Jean Toussaint, Kenny Wheeler, the London Improvisers Orchestra and fellow Sardinian musicians Paolo Fresu, Gavino Murgia and Antonello Salis.

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