Polly Gibbons

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Last Show: Friday 16 th November 2018

PizzaExpress Live (Maidstone)

London-based singer/songwriter Polly Gibbons has been hailed by critics as the female counterpart to Gregory Porter, and the Adele of Jazz. In June of 2018, she recorded her new album with Resonance Records in front of a live audience at New York's famed Power Station Studio! The album has a brilliant collection of covers and originals slated for an early 2019 release. Polly is one of the most respected and talked about artists of her generation. She has been nominated for a BBC Jazz Award and holds the honor of lndie International Songwriting Contest winner for her original song 'Midnight Prayer'. This was an honor and a clear indication of the talent that flows through Polly's veins. Polly has built a reputation as having an authentic gifted voice, with warm, rich and soulful vocal tones. Ms. Gibbons has been likened to many of the jazz and soul greats throughout history and yet she brings her own storytell­ing, unique humor, and fun to her performances all over the globe.

"They don't come along very often, but this one's a star." - Johnny Mandel

"I love her voice, really soulful. Can't wait to hear more of Polly ... " - Joss Stone

'A truly exceptional, once in a generation talent, possessing a voice of such sizzling intensity and raw emotion you could fry an egg on it." - Peter Quinn (Jazzwise)