'Break Out Sessions'- In Association with SoS Ltd

Rosie Frater-Taylor On My Mind Album Tour

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Last Show: Friday 8 th February 2019

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

19-year-old singer/songwriter and jazz-guitarist Rosie Frater-Taylor performs songs from her debut album ‘On My Mind’ a genre-defying fusion of folk, pop and jazz. ‘On My Mind’, a “delicious jazz and folk amalgam” (Jazzwise Taking Off), has garnered praise from, among others, award-winning jazz vocalist Ian Shaw “superb, surprising & highly enjoyable”, Kurt Elling adored US songwriter Becca Stevens “So. Good” and Led Zeppelin guitar icon Jimmy Page “such a connection with the guitar”. Rosie is One to Watch for 2019 (Jazzwise), “A singer-songwriter of great originality”. Expect big things from this female force. 

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“A songwriter of her time"

Jazzwise Magazine

London-based singer/songwriter & multi-instrumentalist Rosie Frater-Taylor currently attends the jazz-degree course at the Royal Academy of Music. Rosie has been honing her craft as a musician and writer since a young age beginning her journey into jazz via Tomorrow’s Warriors, the London Roundhouse and NYJO. 

Rosie’s highly adept jazz and writing skills have found her sharing the stage with the likes of guitarist Jim Mullen, legendary bassist Dave Holland, saxophonist Chris Potter, saxophonist Nathaniel Facey, drummer/ producer Steve Taylor and jazz vocalist Ian Shaw among others. 

Several highlights of Rosie's career to date include playing an original set in front of legendary Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page at London's intimate Troubadour club and in October 2018, her successful debut album launch - London Jazz News described Rosie’s “exceptional musical prowess”, she “unleashed her true jazz roots and powerful vocal chops”.

Rosie's music has currently been hitting the airwaves on BBC Jazz Now, BBC Jazz Record Requests, Jazz FM, & Jazz London Live also featuring in Jazzwise Magazine, London Jazz News & at EFG London Jazz Festival. 

On My Mind showcases Rosie’s stylistically adventurous approach to pop songwriting.  A mature, atmospheric collection of striking original songs penned by Rosie, demonstrating her natural affinity with the guitar and love of multi-layered acoustic soundscapes.  Close vocal harmonies abound amongst songs that conjure up the genius of Joni Mitchell, Becca Stevens, Pat Metheny & George Benson with Rosie's evocative lyrics that draw you hypnotically into her jazz-funk-folk fuelled world.


Band Lineup

Rosie Frater-Taylor (vocals/guitar/ukulele) 

Matt Carter (piano)

Hugo Piper (bass) 

Sam Every (drums)

Ella Hohnen-Ford & Luca Manning (BVs)