Joanna Eden & The Chris Ingham Trio: Embraceable Ella at Stoke-By-Nayland Hotel
Tue, November 21, 2023
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"sophisticated, stylish vocalist" - Jazz Journal
Joanna Eden presents a 'labour of love' show celebrating the music of her vocal hero Ella Fitzgerald. From the throw-away "A Tisket A Tasket" which brought Ella to fame in the forties with the Chick Webb Orchestra to later songbook album classics like Porter's "Every Time We Say Goodbye" and Gershwin's "Someone to Watch Over Me" , Eden mines the rich seam of Ella Fitzgerald's unrivalled canon with humility, style and obvious deep affection.
Mojo magazine describes her songwriting as having ‘melody, mystery and bite’. With six solo albums to her credit, Joanna is considered one of the finest singer-pianists in the UK with a style that covers a broad spectrum, through jazz, soul, bossa nova and blues. Her beautifully crafted compositions give life to personal and expressive lyrics, which - like her songwriting hero Joni Mitchell - question and reflect life’s changes....