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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 smile and groove to.
Featuring Jen de Ness on Vocals and Piano, fellow composer Bill Atkinson on guitars, Joe Southwell on Bass, Mark Cunniffe on Piano, Mike Collinson on saxophones, Satish Krishnan on percussion and Vince Pavitt on Drums. This is a show filled with much love, joy, fun and a celebration of life through original music, storytelling crossed with smooth 40’s – 70s covers with a soulful and groovy band.
“See Things like you is TOP QUALITY. Be sure to catch her shows whenever she is in Adelaide, and be sure to buy the CD.” 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
“Both polished and intimate.” Australian Theatre Guide, Adelaide 2015
“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,
“This is a Masterpiece! Cruisy, sultry & soulful sounds. Loving this!!! ★★★★★” Itunes
Some Ellington Fan Comments:
“We loved every moment! A polished but warm and intimate performance, oozing incredible talent & passion.” Colleen Ball, June 2016
“What a wonderful way to spend a wet Sunday afternoon at Fremantle Jazz Club! Really enjoyed the band and Jen’s amazing voice and variety of music. Definitely another fan!” Jane, July 2016
“Great entertainer who has a variety of music and amazing talent. She looks so relaxed and enjoys her craft.” Sandra, 2016
“Jen has a wonderful way of engaging with the audience. We always feel a part of the story. Another awesome performance! Look forward to your next show!” Bronwyn, 2016