Francine Luce: One Voice – One Bass
Featuring Andy Champion
Francine’s debut on the Jazz Scene with her new project, along with her favourite instrument; the double bass.
Exclusive, experimental, innovative sounds of bass and voice to create a new Jazz venture linking groove, jazz with free improvisation. Francine’s FREE GROOVY JAZZ.
As a songwriter-composer, Francine creates innovative compositions, highly colourful, rhythmic pieces linking groove, jazz with free improvisation. Offering both structured and freestyle pieces, across a wide inventive musical map.
Songs, sounds, stories and Creole from Martinique, French and English languages to turn music into fascinating life story telling and embark the audience on a memorable journey.
Francine is joined by Andy Champion a central figure in North East jazz scene for the last decade.
A dedicated collaboration bringing together the exceptional heartfelt voice of Francine Luce and the remarkable, refine bass touch of Andy Champion.
About Andy Champion:
Andy is currently working extensively in the UK and abroad as a bassist for small groups and jazz orchestras. In addition to this, Andy works with his own group and performs and composes with his wife and vocalist Zoë Gilby. For many years, Andy held the bass chair in Voice of the North, the jazz orchestra led by composer John Warren.