Jazz Dinner with Alison Rycroft, Trio with Piano and Bass - Fri 3 November
Date: Friday 3 November
Time: 19.30 to 22.30
Price: £20 per person for 2 courses or £23 for 3 courses; all served with a glass of red/white wine and canapés on arrival.
To book your table in advance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 8417 1600 with guest names and menu options.
Alison's A Streatham based jazz singer, Alison is a fledgling lyricist and songwriter with new material on the way. Growing up on a farm in Burnley, first foray into jazz was as a singer in her University's Big Band in Dundee in which she performed for two years. Her love of jazz was sealed by the year she spent in New York, using her spare time to listen, and sometimes perform, in legendary jazz clubs.
Since returning to the UK and moving to London she has performed at venues including the Bull's Head, Hideaway Jazz Club, Oliver's Jazz Bar, the Commander Bar and the Pheasantry. She has also been featured on BBC Radio Scotland.
Her influences include, Carmen Mcrae, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Stevie Wonder, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Louis Armstrong, Liane Carroll to name but a few.
You can also hear her on Urban Jazz Radio fortnightly on Tuesdays from 9pm - 10pm where she presents The Jazz Connection.
Tonight Alison will be joined by pianist John Crawford and bassist Michael Searle at the performance.Visit alisonrycroft.com to find out more about Alison and get to listen to some of her best performances here.
* Mushroom soup with onions (v) OR,
* Parma ham salad with balsamic vinegar
* Carbonnade (Flemish beef stew) with toasted bread OR,
* Five beans chili sauce and melted mature cheddar with rice (v)
* Baked cinnamon and apple with vanilla ice-cream (v) OR,
* Chocolate and mixed nuts waffle (v)