EFG London Jazz Festival 2023/Heads Up

Maria Grapsa

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Last Show: Friday 17 th November 2023

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Piano song, improvisation and modern jazz writing are the means that Maria Grapsa portrays her journey through the interior. As a classically trained, explorative jazz musician, she empowers her band to flow free form through original compositions; steam hard in tenor jazz and intricate, emotionally-charged cinematic ballads. Each performance unites a band at the edge of unfolding discoveries and projects shapes that are round and together – as a unit they defy dynamics from pin drop knife edge solo performances from the horns to roars from the rhythm section. 


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Maria’s Greek roots and folk, middle-East, Latin influences, all meet the jazz tradition in a unique way. A Help-Musicians-supported artist, she is already making an impact through her debut album LIFE, landing October 2023.