Our last 3 Gala Dinners have been beautiful evenings and Liane hosted our very first one in 2017. Join internationally acclaimed singer & pianist Liane Carroll for a very special performance at the Southport Jazz Festival.
Liane Carroll is a true jazz great. In an eclectic career influenced by jazz, funk, soul, gospel and contemporary pop, Liane has emerged as one of the UK’s most expressive jazz / soul vocalists and pianists.
Born in London and raised in Hastings, from the beginning of her musical career at the age of fifteen, she has dedicated her life to creating a deep and abiding connection with audiences all over the world through her exceptional talent, versatility and ability to truly interpret a song.
Along the way she has collaborated with such diverse artists as Paul McCartney, Gerry Rafferty, Long John Baldry, Ian Shaw, Claire Martin OBE, Joe Stilgoe and drum and bass outfit London Elektricity with whom she recently performed at Glastonbury Festival.
As a recording artist Liane has gained much critical acclaim. Her five most recent albums, Slow Down, Up and Down, Ballads, Seaside & The Right to Love, all earned a four star reviews in The Guardian newspaper. Her release Seaside (Linn Records), homage to her life by the coast, is her third with Grammy nominated producer James McMillan of QuietMoney Studios and holds a coveted ‘British Jazz Award’ for ‘Best New CD’ (2015).
Winner: ‘Best British Vocalist’ – British Jazz Awards 2013
Winner: ‘Best new CD’ – British Jazz Awards 2015 (Seaside)
Nominated: Jazz Album Of The Year – Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2016 (Seaside)
“Deeply soulful, wonderfully honest” The Times
“Liane Carroll doesn’t just sing jazz. She is jazz.” MOJO Magazine
“Some musicians are talented, some brilliant and a few just seem to be made out of music. Liane Carroll is one of these” The Observer
Book early, we sold out last year.
Your evening consists of a 3 course meal, with coffee & mints and then an uninterrupted concert with Liane Carroll. Tables are set out in 10’s, this will be a lovely intimate show. You will have a choice for your meal, booked in advance.