Rachel Sutton with The Roland Perrin Trio

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Last Show: Friday 8 th December 2017

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

Rachel is fast establishing herself as one of London's finest newcomers, with regular appearances at some of the capital's top Jazz venues. She is becoming renowned for her lively and emotive style, together with her eclectic repertoire of classic Jazz, modern material and her achingly tender original pieces.  Her background in theatre adds an extra dimension to her performance, which is both exciting and moving for her audiences. Amongst Rachel's band members is a very fine headline act in his own right - the versatile and brilliant Roland Perrin.  On drums, the extraordinary Paul Robinson, who played with Nina Simone for many years, and the contagious grooves of Trinidadian bass player Curtis Ruiz.   

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"Rachel Sutton’s soaring vocals pack a power and perception which belie her years. Catch her if you can.”

Jazz Journal

Rachel's background in theatre adds an extra dimension to her performance, which is both exciting and moving for her audiences.  Most recently, she was seen in the world premiere of 'Lansky' at The Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank, where her immaculate performace received great acclaim. Rachel's work as a lyricist has been included on the album 'In My Wildest Dreams', featuring Liane Carroll, Lance Ellington and Jane Milligan. Tonight's show will feature classics from the American Songbook, beautiful arrangements of more modern material, and some of Rachel's achingly tender original pieces. Amongst Rachel's band members is a very fine headline act in his own right - the versatile and brilliant Roland Perrin.  On drums, the extraordinary Paul Robinson, who played with Nina Simone for many years, and the contagious grooves of Trinidadian bass player Curtis Ruiz.  

Band Lineup

Rachel Sutto (vacals)

Roland Perrin (piano)

Michael Curtis Ruiz (bass)

Paul Robinson (drums)