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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Up and Coming Jazz singer Sarah Ellen Hughes to Perform at The Met

The Met welcomes award-winning vocalist Sarah Ellen Hughes with her quartet on Thursday 10 November at 8pm.

Sarah Ellen Hughes is making waves on the UK jazz scene. Still only in her 20s, she has already gained International recognition, winning the 2010 International Jazz Singing Competition Jazz Voices.
Sarah caught the eye of distinguished singers Claire Martin and Ian Shaw early on in her career, and Ian appears on Sarah\’s critically acclaimed 2010 debut album Darning the Dream. Sarah\’s second release, The Story So Far (2011) features a collaboration with top UK saxophonist Dave O\’Higgins.
Sarah spent an impressive seven years with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra as lead vocalist, and has since established herself as a notable presence on the London jazz scene and beyond.
\”A talent to look out for\” – Jazz Journal.
Sarah appears at The Met as part of The Story So Far UK tour, with a superb trio featuring the cream of jazz talent – Dan Whieldon (piano), Gavin Barras (bass) and Dave Walsh (Drums). The quartet will be presenting a range of popular standards from Gershwin and Joplin to Burt Bacharach and Jimi Hendrix, along with exciting arrangements of some of Sarah\’s own compositions.
Tickets are £10, £8 concessions. For more information please call the ticket office on 0161 761 2216 or go on line www.themet.biz