Monday 21 November 2016

Joanna Strand and Jacqui Tate - The Pheasantry

Jacqui Tate

Joanna Strand & Jacqui Tate - vocals
John Bailey - piano
Romano Viazzani - accordion
Yaron Stavi - double bass
Jason Reeve - drums

Romano Viazzani
Date - 16th November 2016
Venue - The Pheasantry, London, UK
Current album - Fly Transatlantic by Joanna Strand (NMP Records, 2012)

John Bailey
Future performance -
18th December 2016, The Pheasantry, Chelsea, 8pm - Christmas Show

Joanna Strand
Jazz singer and cabaret performer, Joanna Strand, brings her 'beautiful, pure and richly melodic voice' (John Etheridge) and dazzles audiences with her original arrangements.
Her musical journey has taken in many genres, which she weaves into her programmes with elegance and taste. Joanna studied at postgraduate level at The Royal Academy of Music, she specialised in lieder and French art song, and was invited to sing with the Royal Academy Big Band. Joanna enjoys performing at jazz venues across the UK and US, and has performed at the Crazy Coqs, Pizza Express Dean Street, The Pheasantry and in New York at Feinsteins, 54 Below, The Algonquin and many more. Joanna’s theatre credits include Jekyll and Hyde, Terrence McNally’s Broadway transfer of Master Class with Tyne Daly (West end), The Phantom of the Opera (West end), Dolly in Hello Dolly, Mabel in Pirates of Penzance  (WLO), as well as soprano roles with Garsington Opera, Savoy Opera, Grange Park Opera, Opera Holland Park and the Tête à Tête Opera Festival at Riverside Studios.

Yaron Stavi
Jacqui Tate's theatre credits include the Broadway transfer of Bartlett Sher's South PacificAvenue Q (West end & national tour), Avenue Q for Sell A Door (National & International Tour), and The Phantom of the Opera (West end). World tours have included Evita (Beirut) and My Fair Lady (Singapore) for Nicolai Foster, The Pirates of Penzance (UK & USA) and The Merry Widow (UK & South Africa) for The Carl Rosa Opera Company and Karl Jenkins’ Adiemus, for Dubai Financial Centre’s One Voice, under Brad Cohen. She has performed in concert with The London Symphony Orchestra under Marin Alsop and the Israeli Chamber Orchestra under Nicholas Kraemer.
No stranger to the cabaret circuit, Jacqui spent two years performing with the divas of Ali McGregor's Opera Burlesque. These ladies slipped out of their show costumes & in to their corsets for The Whoopee Club, The Famous Spiegeltent, The Gilded Ballroom and for Lost Vagueness & Continental Drift at Glastonbury Festival and the Hackney Empire. She has also appeared at New York's Feinstein's/54 Below, Live at Zedel/the Crazy Coqs, The Pheasantry and as a guest at Pizza Express Dean Street.


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