Hot on the heels of his sell out shows at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club in London and much anticipated performance at the Edinburgh Jazz Festival, Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival in association with the Assembly Hall Theatre proudly present an outstanding live concert with Curtis Stigers one of the most respected and acclaimed jazz singers of his generation. Don’t miss this special opportunity to experience an evening of exceptional jazz talent.
Curtis Stigers first appeared on the scene in the early 90s with hit songs ‘I Wonder Why’ and ‘You´re all that Matters to Me’ which have become soul classics over the years. His rich singing voice has landed him on records with the likes of Al Green and Shawn Colvin, in studios with venerated producers like Danny Kortchmar and Glen Ballard, and onstage with a plethora of legends, including Eric Clapton, Elton John and Rod Stewart.
A first class jazz singer with 7 albums out so far and many awards under his belt: In 2003 his album “You Inspire Me” was the London Times´ ‘Jazz Album of the Year’, in 2007 Stigers was named ‘Jazz Artist of the Year’ by BBC Radio 2, and in 2010 Stigers won the German Jazz Echo in the category ‘Best International Male Jazz Singer’.
Curtis Stigers cowrote and performed the Emmy nominated theme tune for the US FX series, Sons of Anarchy with The Forest Rangers.
“A Rockin’ Jazzman” – New York Times
“An artist of genuine class and laconic charm” – The Guardian
Posted on 22/06/2016 by Ian Bowden
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