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Music Friday 13 September, 2024 8:00pm

Jazz: Nicola Farnon Trio

Tickets: Adult £14, Concs £12, Child £5

Singer, bassist and songwriter Nicola Farnon is a distinguished name on the UK jazz scene, with a passionate and swinging style, and a charismatic stage presence to match. Her performances include timeless classics from the likes of Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra intertwined with her own soul-stirring originals.

Nicola has a remarkable musical pedigree, both parents being professional classical musicians and her great uncle no less than the late Robert Farnon (arranger for Sinatra and Tony Bennett amongst others).

In her trio are sixteen times winner of the British Jazz Award for piano, David Newton, and Phil Johnson, who has played drums with Alan Barnes, John Etheridge, Barbara Thompson, and the Nelson Riddle Orchestra.

Immerse yourself in the world of Nicola Farnon and her top class trio, who will take you on a musical journey filled with passion, elegance and a profound love for the rich heritage of jazz.

Video link: Nicola Farnon – Cheek To Cheek


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A joy from start to finish; Farnon gives uplifting performances of impeccable craftsmanship. In her musical partners, she has two great players who are completely tuned in to her musicianship.


Bassist Nicola sings and swings with the best of 'em

Jim Mullen

She’s a remarkable performer on stage, a fine singer and an outstandingly swinging and propulsive bass player with an outgoing personality to match...a class act who should be on at every jazz festival in the land….a sure fire hit!

Humphrey Lyttelton