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Komodo Horns + Francesca Confortini

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Last Show: Wednesday 19 th January 2022

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Following successful shows from Garcia Coombs Quartet, Akin Soul, DoomCannon and many more, Heads Up returns with two of the finest emerging bands on the London jazz scene Francesca Confortini and Komodo Horns

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“Francesca Confortini…beautiful voice”


Komodo Horns

Komodo Horns exploded onto the London Music scene in 2020. It features Flo Blue on saxophone, Poppy Daniels on trumpet and Viva Msimang on trombone. Between them they have worked with an array of artists, including Arlo Park, Celeste, Little Simz, Easy Life, LucyLu Band & Muva of Earth, making them some of London's most in demand session players. This dynamic trio brings unrivaled energy & power to any live gig or recording session, they can't wait to share some of their original music & arrangements with you for their first headline show.

Francesca Confortini

Italian born jazz vocalist Francesca Confortini brings her soulful tone to every performance. With a background in musical theatre and international experience as a session singer for the likes of Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), along with work with gypsy-jazz ensembles Trio Manouche and Gypsy Dynamite as well as her own trio Jazz Silhouettes, Francesca is a versatile and sophisticaed vocalist capable of seamlessly moving from her neo-jazz originals to her interpretation of the American Songbook classics. 

Band Line Up

Komodo Horns:
Poppy Daniels (trumpet); Flo Blue (sax); Viva Msimang (trombone); Sonia Konaté (guitar); Alley Lloyd (bass); Lya Reis Guerrero (drums);
With special guests:
Francesca Confortini (vocals); Dominic Stockbridge (guitar)

Francesca Confortini:
Francesca Confortini (vocals); Giulio Romano Malaisi (guitar); Chris Bland (piano); Giovanni Cresseri (bass); Daniele Antenucci (drums)