Jacqui Hicks and The Brian Dee Trio at the Marigolds

News / Fri 28th Aug 2015 at 02:11pm

28th August

Jacqui Hicks and the Brian Dee Trio

Jacqui Hicks studied saxophone and flute at Leeds College of Music where she started singing. After a post-graduate course at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama Jacqui joined the National Youth Jazz Orchestra as their vocalist and spent the next four years touring and recording with them.

Since 1993 Jacqui has worked with the jazz/funk band Shakatak, both as backing vocalist and sax player. She’s toured Europe and Eastern Europe, South Africa, the Far East & Japan numerous times with them and also appears on their albums Let The Piano Play, View From The City, Under Your Spell, Blue Savannah, Beautiful Day and the MOBO nominated Live At Ronnie Scotts.

Jacqui has also worked with the Latin/Pop band Matt Bianco touring Japan, Indonesia & Europe with them and appears on their albums Gran Via, Another Time:Another Place and a re-working of their greatest hits, A Collection.

She is a featured vocalist on Paprika Soul’s 2002 album Into The Light, including the single Too Much Love Makin’, a track that also appears on the JazzFM CD Venice Beach.

Jacqui has recorded in her own right but has also worked as a session singer as well as recording with other well-known artists and appearing on several soundtracks and a couple of Radio 4 plays for the BBC.

The Brian Dee Trio needs no introduction to Marigolds regulars having appeared at Marigolds on numerous occasions in recent years.

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Jacqui Hicks

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