She became inspired by jazz in her early teens after hearing the virtuosic brilliance of Oscar Peterson. A member of Tomorrowâ€™s Warriors Female Frontline, which has seen her perform throughout the London jazz scene, as well as regularly attending jams at Ronnie Scottâ€™s, The Haggerston, Troy Bar and Steamdown among others. Having spent time at Berklee College of Music under the mentorship of renowned drummer Terri Lyne-Carrington, she was offered a full scholarship to study there. As a composer she has written for a variety of different ensembles, including a piece for big band that was played at the Royal Albert Hall.
Roella Oloro - piano, tenor and alto sax, keybass
Wonky Logic (Dwayne Kilvington) - Key Bass, piano, Drums
David Mrakpor - Piano, Drums
In an effort to deliver a digital experience as truthful as possible to the Jazz re:freshed ethos, the team has worked relentlessly to recreate the feel and energy of their 17 year long, live weekly residency focussing on stage layout, lighting, audio mix, colour treatmentâ€¦ every single detail has been looked at very carefully for the viewer to feel the unique Jazz re:freshed vibes from the comfort of their home.
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