Following the end of the her regular workshop here, jazz vocalist Anita Wardell performs with her band.
Anita Wardell vocals
Robin Aspland piano
Flo Moore bass
Tristan Mailliot drums
Anita Wardell’s singing is exciting and breathtaking. She is noted for her mesmerizing and captivating vocal improvisations and vocalese lyrics to instrumental solos. Anita is a musician who uses the voice as her instrument, displaying precision and agility, mixed with heartfelt emotion. She is the leading exponent of be bop and scat singing in Europe and received the prestigious BBC Jazz Award for Best of Jazz category in 2006. In the same year she was signed to Proper Records and recorded Noted (2006) andKinda Blue (2008).
Her latest album, The Road, was released in summer 2013. In the same year she won the Best Vocalist category iun the British Jazz Awards and in 2014 Anita was nominated in the 2014 British Jazz awards.
Over the past five years, Anita has travelled extensively, performing and leading jazz vocal masterclasses in USA, Europe and Australia.