Live jazz, artists, venues and education in Leicester
London based vocalist, songwriter, composer, and producer Emily Saunders hails from a musical family, so itâ€™s no surprise that she has forged her own successful career in the world of jazz. As a regular live performer of her original music, the Emily Saunders Band can be heard in her self-produced, critically acclaimed albums, â€˜Cotton Skiesâ€ (2011) and â€˜Outsiders Insidersâ€™ (2015). Emily continues to tour throughout the UK, playing at top London venues (including: St James Theatre, Kings Place, Pizza Express Dean St Jazz Club Soho, The 606), as well as The EFG London Jazz Festival in 2014 and 2015, with a forthcoming lineup of festivals appearances and gigs around the Country. This doesnâ€™t stop Emily from broadcasting regularly, presenting â€˜The Latin Mixâ€™ and â€˜The Voice Mixâ€™ for Jazz London Radio. Emilyâ€™s own music has enjoyed recent broadcast success nationally on BBC Radio 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, JazzFM & XFM, along with radio stations around the world including USA, Japan, Australia, Spain, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Abu Dhabi, MÃ©xico. Her music has achieved International iTunes and Amazon charts around the world including â€œTop 10â€ in USA, Germany, UK, Indonesia and France. â€œAbsolutely brilliantâ€ â€“ Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio2â€‹ â€œFast rising Brit Jazz Talentâ€ â€“ Metro â€œOne for the jazz dance clubsâ€ â€“ Gilles Peterson, BBC Radio6â€‹â€‹ â€œThe outrageously good Emily Saunders. An extraordinary talentâ€ â€“ â€‹ Chris Philips, JazzFMâ€‹ â€‹â€‹ â€œJazz album of the year so farâ€ â˜…â˜…â˜…â˜… â€“ Independent â€‹â€‹ â€œNext big thingâ€ â˜…â˜…â˜…â˜… â€“ Evening Standard
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