8.03.2024 Events, Music

Marta Carillon Presents: Jazz Queens – Celebrating Women in Jazz

Come and hear a delightful concert celebrating woman in Jazz as Marta Carillon pays homage to the resilience and creativity of Jazz Queens in honour of International Women's Day. Let yourself be mesmerised with this evening full of inspiration, showcasing the extraordinary power of music that transcends boundaries and uplifts spirits.

Friday 8 March 2024, 8:30 pm (bar from 7:30 pm), Jazz Cafe POSK, Hammersmith

Tickets £15 on the door and Eventbrite

Prepare to be enthralled by the sheer talent and passion on display as these Jazz Queens elevate the spirit of International Women’s Day with their exceptional performances. This concert is a celebration of the resilience, creativity, and undeniable talent of women in jazz, an homage that will leave audiences inspired and in awe of the extraordinary power of music. This captivating concert pays tribute to the remarkable contributions of women in the world of Jazz.

Line up:
Marta Carillon – host and vocalist
Marta Mathea Radwan – vocalist 
Octavia Kay – vocalist
Magdalena Supel – vocalist
Chris Neill – piano
Marek Tomaszewski – saxophone
Paul Carmichael – bass
Gaetano di Giacomo – drums

Marta Carillon is a professional singer, pianist, composer, and educator based in London. She holds a degree from the prestigious Fryderyk Chopin University and has received extensive training at renowned institutions such as the Royal Academy of Music, New York Vocal Coaching, and Berklee College of Music. Marta has demonstrated her exceptional soloist skills at esteemed venues including the National Theatre in London, Vienna Theatre, Sala Kongresowa, and National Opera in Poland. She has also graced the stages of various musical theatre productions across Europe. Notably, Marta was a soloist of the esteemed Denmark Street Big Band and has performed at some of the finest jazz venues in London. Presently, she captivates audiences with her Marta Carillon Quintet, performing diverse programs. Additionally, she serves as a highly sought-after session musician, collaborating with music producers from around the globe to create captivating sounds. Furthermore, Marta’s talents extend beyond performance as she is an accomplished composer. Her musical prowess is showcased in her two full-length albums, “Flying in Silence” and “Soulmates.”

Taste some of her music HERE.

Marta Mathea Radwan is a Polish conductor, vocalist, composer, arranger, music director, and workshop leader. She works internationally, in Poland, Denmark and the United Kingdom. Marta has worked in studio recording and live stage performance for over 30 years, as a singer, conductor, and music director. Her first recorded radio performance was in 1986, and she has worked in live & recorded TV and radio since then. Marta has a wide education both as a conductor and a singer and holds a Doctor of Music. She has worked as music director and performer for spoken and singing voiceover. She has composed and arranged for jazz ensembles, choirs, 4 contemporary ballet, and commercial advertising. She has led over a dozen choirs, of up to 100 singers, and led big band and orchestra. Her choirs and herself were awarded on many occasions. Currently she is a vocal tutor and ensemble leader at Brunel University London. London audiences know her mostly as the leader of several music projects including Alle Choir London, Offbeat Choir, Scandinavian Singing Club, or Jazz for Kids Show.

Octavia Kay is a Polish singer, songwriter, flautist, and actress who is known for her wide range of songs in Polish, English, French, Spanish, and other international languages. She has recorded songs for and appeared on several radio stations including Polish National Radio, Jazzradio, and Radio Krakow. She graduated from Fryderyk Chopin University of Music and then 5 attended the A. Casella Conservatory in L’Aquilam Italy on a full scholarship. She released her debut album in September of 2008.

Taste some of her music HERE.

Magdalena Supel is a Polish-born, British musician, vocal arranger, and choir director who has had the privilege of collaborating with artists such as Justin Timberlake, Ellie Goulding, Take That, 1975, Mica Paris, Ibeyi, Peter Andre, and the legendary Dave Stewart of Eurythmics fame. Notably, she recorded the theme song for the Bollywood blockbuster ‘Pathaan Movie,’ featuring Shah Rukh Khan. She also served as a vocal arranger and backing vocalist at the BRIT Awards, Royal Albert Hall Remembrance Festival, and BBC Gospel Proms. Constantly collaborating with renowned recording studios in London such as Abbey Road Studios, British Grove, Rak Studios, or BBC Maida Vale Studios to name a few, she’s been a vital part of London’s vibrant music scene. For many years she was a resident of famous Polish jazz clubs in Warsaw, Akwarium and Tygmont. Her contributions to renowned choirs such as the London Community Gospel Choir and the Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir craft melodious and uplifting moments for audiences globally. Magdalena Supel’s relaxed yet professional approach in her musical pursuits also extends to her role as an educator, music director, journalist, or event manager. Her main goal is to inspire and make a positive 6 impact on others through music.

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