Catherine Lima Band
Catherine has a warm expressive tone which she uses expertly to create moods from sultry to joyous
Catherine Lima Vocals, Paul Higgs Piano, Alex Field Guitar, Alex Keen Bass, Jason Campbell Drums
Catherine Lima is a versatile jazz singer/songwriter equally at home singing Latin jazz, Swing, Jazz, Blues, Modern jazz, Cabaret, Easy listening, Originals
Singing on the London jazz circuit since 2001, Catherine is a charismatic and entertaining performer. She has a warm expressive tone which she uses expertly to create moods from sultry to joyous drawing on influences such as Anita O’Day, Hoagy Carmichael, Peggy Lee, and Joni Mitchell. Whether performing an intimate set with a duo or trio, or Larger groups.
Paul Higgs is an accomplished trumpeter, composer and arranger with a long list of film and play scores under his belt, as well as having played with many top names in Jazz. Tonight we will hear another side to his music, as a pianist.
Alex Field is a versatile guitarist based in London. He loves music, all music, especially jazz. Big Band, Straight, Fusion, Avante Garde. He is happy recording, performing, reading or busking.
Bass player Alex Keen has accompanied many top Jazz performers. Highlights have included backing George Shearing, in a master class for the South Bank Show. He also records with several bands.
Jason Campbell started playing drums aged 9 after switching from piano and has often been called “a musical drummer”. He has accompanied comedians Lee Evans and Bill Bailey but now concentrates on small jazz groups and has played with Tony Lee, Pete Jacobsen, Derek Nash, Kai Hoffman, Linley Weir, Gabrielle Ducomble and Jeremy Manasia in New York.
Catherine Lima’s voice is great in any environment because it is so very movingly soulful yet in a jazz style. An evening you won’t want to miss.
Fleece Jazz, - Colchester