Wednesday October 9 8.30pm
Churston Golf Club
The Maiuko Quintet are playing at Fougou Jazz, Churston Golf Club on Wednesday 9 October.
The band is led by vocalist Maiuko, who is blessed with a smoky and powerful voice, singing in her own unique style blending jazz and blues, with African-inspired rhythms and Portuguese melodies.
Maiuko was born in Mozambique of royal Swazi descent. Her grandmother was part of the royal family there, who chose to marry a commoner, a Portuguese white man and then moved to Mozambique. Maiuko and her family later moved to Portugal and arrived in Britain in the early 1990's.
She has worked with legendary blues guitarist Jeff Beck, has had frequent headliners at Ronnie Scott’s in London. She has won awards for Best Newcomer, Female Performer of the Year, Best Female Voice, Best Uploaded on Get-out-there, and most recently for Multifaceted Artist. She has appeared worldwide, including performances at the Montreux Jazz Festival, WOMAD Festival, The London Jazz South Bank African Month, SOAS Fest, WOW, and LIFEM Fest. She’s collaborated with and played alongside many musical greats including Max Middleton, Chris Difford, Dick Pearce, Jeff Beck, Noel McCalla, Sara Tavares, Luis Represas and Carmen Souza.
Line-up: Voice-Maiuko, Piano/MD- Martin Virgo, Double Bass- Alexander Keen, Violin- Paul Brasington, Drums- Gary Smith Lyons
More details and booking.
Tickets: £12 adv. £14 door
Doors: 8pm Music: 8.30pm
Venue: Churston Golf Club, Dartmouth Road, Brixham TQ5 0LA
Palace Theatre, Paignton - Friday 18 October - Odette Adams.
Described as ‘Sade meets Joni Mitchell’,
London-based Odette is a rising
singer-songwriter with a fresh new sound
influenced by folk, jazz and world music.
She has been touring nationally with her
band over the last two years and received
a great review in the Sunday Times for
her debut album, ‘A Shake Of The Hand’
Later in October
23 October John Pearce Quartet
Heartfelt renditions of classic jazz standards by violin virtuoso John Pearce. Touring his debut album, John will be joined by the award-winning David Newton (piano), Will Harris (bass) and Ian Matthews (drums).