10.02.2024 Events, Music

Sam Merrick Sings The Great Standards! with the Jakub Cywinski Trio @ Jazz Cafe POSK

British jazz singer, Sam Merrick performs alongside a trio of superb jazz musicians featuring John Crawford on piano, Jakub Cywiński on bass and EricFord on drums, presenting standards from the Great American songbook and beyond.

10th February, 8:30pm, Jazz Cafe POSK, 238-246 King Street London W6 0RF

Bar 7:30 pm / music 8:30 pm

Tickets £15 on the door and Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sam-merrick-sings-the-great-standards-tickets-791155616747

British jazz singer, Sam Merrick alongside a trio of superb jazz musicians featuring John Crawford on piano, Jakub Cywiński on bass and EricFord on drums, present standards from the Great American songbook and beyond, paying homage to writers of this timeless music including the likes Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington, Mercer, Bricusse, and more! 

Sam Merrick is a singer of ever-growing repute. Having had the privilege of sharing the stage and performing with some of the top names in Jazz, he now performs internationally, pleasing audiences far and wide with the likes of The Nick Ross Orchestra, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra, the award-winning pianist, Jef Neve & other projects on the London, UK & European Circuits.

“Superbly seductive singing” – Daily Echo

“UK Singer, Sam Merrick is so creamy and complete and contemporary” – Stephen Graham (founding editor of Jazzwise) Marlbank.net

“…to complete the vocal array, on came the slight figure of Sam Merrick… (and) again, excelled, taking sundry favourites for an altogether pleasing ride” – Jazzwise Magazine

John Crawford is one of the finest Latin/Jazz pianists on the scene, whose unerring musicality and impressive technique have taken him all over the world. He has worked with the Latin legends Airto Moreira, Giovanni Hidalgo, and Eumir Deodato as well as the UK based artists such as Snowboy, Roberto Pla and Viramundo.

Born in Poland, based in London, Jakub Cywiński is a double bass player and composer who currently explores his interest in collaborating with various contemporary composers and jazz musicians such as Ola Onabule, Marco Marconi, Partikel, Power of the Horns and Nicolas Meyer among others… He studied double bass as a postgraduate at the Royal College of Music. His varied freelance career has taken him to India, Russia, Lebanon, and other places around the world…

Eric Ford “excels on drums throughout – bold, crisp, creative, in total command of a seemingly endless range of techniques” (Eddie Myer)

Line up:

Sam Merrick – vocal

John Crawford – piano

Jakub Cywiński – double bass

Eric Ford – drums

www.sammerrick.com

Facebook: @sammerrickmusic 

Instagram: @sammerrickmusic

www.johncrawfordpiano.com

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQJ4K2HrxPM

Tickets £15 on the door and Eventbrite: 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sam-merrick-sings-the-great-standards-tickets-791155616747

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