FEATURED ARTIST – MAY | Helen

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Favourite artist…
Impossible to pick one! Sheila Jordan, Sarah Vaughan, Mel Tormé.

Greatest Influence…
Carmen McRae.

Current listening…
Tom Waits’ albums Closing Time, and The Heart of Saturday Night, on vinyl re-issue.

Someone new on the scene we should check out…
Laura Jurd and Kwabena Adjepong.

Tell us about your upcoming album…
‘When First I Saw You There’ has originals & standards with some lush production, featuring a choir, strings and horns! I can’t wait for people to hear it! It’s due for release next month…..But you can pre-order a copy HERE.

Highlight of your career…
Singing to a packed audience at Kings Place with The London Vocal Project for the Kenny Wheeler/Norma Winstone ‘Mirrors’ album launch on my Birthday last year!

Other projects…
Singing to a packed audience at Kings Place with The London Vocal Project for the Kenny Wheeler/Norma Winstone ‘Mirrors’ album launch on my Birthday last year!