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Jen de Ness Septet
Sunday 18 June 6.00pm
Jazz/Pop/Cabaret Singer, Songwriter, Jen de Ness returns to the Ellington to present another uplifting show with some of the coolest jazz/blues and contemporary musicians in town. You can expect Jen’s original blend of soulfully tuned acoustic pop grooves crossed with RnB, smooth jazz, sultry bossa nova, beautiful blues and swingin’ jazz blues tunes to move to.
Featuring Jen de Ness on Vocals and Piano, fellow composer Bill Atkinson on guitars, Roy Martinez on Bass, Mark Cunniffe on Piano, Mike Collinson on saxophones and Satish Krishnan on percussion. This is a show filled with much love, joy, fun and a celebration of life through original music, storytelling and smooth 40’s – 70s covers with a soulful and groovy band.
“See Things like you is TOP QUALITY ” Broadway World Review, 2016
““..a stunning version of Cry Me a River which is worth buying the album for. Hopefully this accomplished performer will return to Adelaide soon. ★★★★ 1/2” Glam Adelaide, 2016
“Sultry, scintillating and completely mesmerising.” Pheasantry Club, LONDON
“If you like Jazz, Easy Listening, Bossa nova and Blues you’ll love Jen de Ness Music.. “Cry Me a River” is my new favorite. Take a listen.” Best of Summer Listening US 2016,
“Recruiting 3 of Adelaide’s finest jazz musicians, Jen sings across several musical genres and is a most expressive singer, with the unique ability to create and rapidly switch between characters, with all of the emotional content in the songs subtly dealt with. Be sure to catch her shows whenever she is in Adelaide, and be sure to buy the CD.” Broadway World Review, 2016
“This is a Masterpiece! Cruisy, sultry & soulful sounds. Loving this!!! ★★★★★” Itunes customer
“Both polished and intimate.” Australian Theatre Guide, Adelaide 2015