Richard Douglas Productions Presents

Kim Cypher 'Make Believe'

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Kim Cypher is one of the UK’s most exciting female saxophonists, vocalists and composers, having developed her own unique ‘funky’ style of saxophone playing, built upon influences by great players such as Gerald Albright, Maceo Parker, Pee Wee Ellis, Andy Sheppard, Dean Fraser, Courtney Pine and Grover Washington. Kim is currently focusing on recording her 2nd album whilst continuing her 2018 UK album tour, performing alongside some of the country's finest jazz musicians and collaborating with New York guitarist B.D. Lenz. Kim will be joined by top jazz musicians Alex Steele on piano, Lee Jones on guitar, Tom Clarke-Hill on double bass and Mike Cypher drums. Expect a lively, exciting and captivating performance of jazz, funk, blues, swing, latin and more together with an engaging and captivating show. Kim will also be available for CD signing after the performance.

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Inspired by the funkier side of jazz and having studied alongside US saxophonist Pee Wee Ellis and internationally acclaimed jazz saxophonist Andy Sheppard, Kim’s style of performance is best described as 'funky saxophonist meets 1940's jazz singer'. Kim performs an eclectic mix of music spanning many genres with a quirky, jazzy twist together with some original tracks from her recently released debut album 'Make Believe', all packaged up in a captivating performance and warm stage presence. With performances all across the UK and in New York under her belt, Kim will be appearing alongside her fabulous band featuring some of the UK’s finest musicians as part of her 'Make Believe' album tour.

Kim's musical career spans 3 decades having performed semi-professionally in a variety of bands whilst still at school. Having worked her way up the ranks, setting up her own bands, composing original material, releasing a debut album and turning to music professionally together with husband and drummer Mike Cypher, Kim is now emerging as one of the most exciting female saxophonists, jazz vocalists and composers on the circuit.

Album number 2 is on it's way and due for release end of November this year with some special guest performers including 13 times winner of 'Best Jazz Pianist' in the British Jazz Awards David Newton, New York guitarist B.D. Lenz plus many more.

Kim's original music has been featured on BBC Radio 2 as well as many other UK and overseas radio shows. Kim has appeared on national television and radio, including an interview and performance on Sky TV's 'Cruising With The Stars'. Kim has performed for the Prime Minister, royalty and alongside 'Britain's Got Talent' finalists. In 2016 Kim and her jazz quartet were flown to New York for a private jazz performance at The Glasshouses Manhattan.

Kim is currently focusing on recording her 2nd album whilst continuing her 2018 UK album tour, performing alongside some of the country's finest jazz musicians and collaborating with New York guitarist B.D. Lenz.

Expect a lively, exciting and captivating performance of jazz, funk, blues, swing, latin and more together with an engaging and captivating show.

Kim will also be available for CD signing after the performance.

www.kimcypher.co.uk