New EFG London Jazz Festival shows announced at the Southbank Centre to add to the existing Purcell Room programme, with more still to come.
Young soul protégé Judi Jackson was introduced to the world of music through the Jefferson Centre’s Music Lab in her hometown of Roanoke, Virginia. It was here she met Wynton Marsalis, and opened for Mavis Staples, which sparked her development as a jazz vocalist and performer. Before graduating from the University of Mary Washington with a BA in Musical Theatre, Judi recorded her original song, Only Love with Grammy award-winning band Snarky Puppy under the direction of friend and mentor Michael League. When and Where: Purcell Room –Saturday 17 November
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Judi is currently based between NYC and London. Following her critically acclaimed debut EP ‘Blame It On My Youth’ she recorded her debut live album ‘Judi Jackson Live In London’ set to be released in early Sept 2018. Video link – https://youtu.be/7pQZj39TgBE