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Sunday 30th August 2020: 8:00 PM - Doors open at 7:00 PM

We proudly present one of the most electrifying live performers on the international music scene. China Moses is a high voltage soul/jazz diva with a career as a singer as well as presenter for MTV France, TSF Jazz Radio and more.

The daughter of Dee Dee Bridgewater and director Gilbert, She is the rare young, female artist -capable of swinging with the finest and drawing on her innate mastery of tempo. Her R&B heritage allows her tosmile around a phrase, carry emotions across a lyric and infuse profundity in every note.

On her new album ‘Nightintales’ (EDEL), China turns her attention to carving out her own terrain. The resulting twelve songs are destined to become new standards. Like an archer, Moses draws from the quiver of her musical forbears, sending arrows true and further than those who preceded her

“China Moses has an incisive voice, powerful swing and a high voltage personality” London Evening Standard

“A new star has entered the Jazz firmament” All About Jazz

“A glass of red wine at hand, dazzling in high-heeled Parisian chic, she commands the stage from the moment she makes her entrance.” The Times UK

Event information:

  • Ticket Price £45.00 - Booking Fee Applies
  • Doors Open 7.00pm
  • Concert 8.00pm
  • Wheelchair Access (email info@ryejazz.com to arrange)
  • Fully Licensed Bar

Artist: China Moses

Listen to China Moses

China Moses is a high voltage soul/jazz diva with a career as a singer as well as presenter for MTV France, TSF Jazz Radio and more. The daughter of Dee Dee Bridgewater and director Gilbert Moses was born in Los Angeles and raised in Paris, France. Her albums brought her work with renowned names like Guru, DJ Mehdi, Karriem Riggins, Meshell Ndegeocello, Anthony Marshall and sound engineer Bob Power.

After her the release of her first single “Time” at the age of 16, more successful albums followed and in 2009, shereleased the album “This One’s For Dinah” (Blue Note France), a tribute to her idol Dinah Washington, with the pianist Raphaël Lemonnier. The musicians carried on working together
in 2012 with the album “Crazy Blues” (Decca/UMG), named by the UK “Times” as one of the Top 100 albums of 2013. These two projects took her on the road where Moses developed a keen sense of stage.

On her new album ‘Nightintales’ (EDEL), China now turns her attention to carving out her own terrain. The resulting twelve songs are destined to become new standards. Like an archer, Moses draws from the quiver of her musical forbears, sending arrows true and further than those who
preceded her.

She is the rare young, female artist -capable of swinging with the finest and drawing on her innate mastery of tempo. Her R&B heritage allows her tosmile around a phrase, carry emotions across a lyric and infuse profundity in every note.

Surrounded by a cross-genre cadre of musicians, China Moses is poised to reinvent the Jazz Vocal archetype for a new age, jettisoning that
which is unneeded on her trajectory - taking listeners beyond the known to a universe uniquely her own.

Besides China’s weekly radio show ‘Made in China’ on TSF Jazz in France, she was recently announced as new hoston JazzFM in the UK where
she presents ‘JazzFM Loves’.

Venue: St Mary’s Church, Rye

St Mary’s Church, Rye

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St Mary’s provides a wonderful setting for our Rye headline concerts throughout the year and we are proud to have hosted artists including Jose Feliciano, Courtney Pine, Kandace Springs, Eric Bibb, Nigel Kennedy, KT Tunstall, Mica Paris, Kyle Eastwood and Joan Armatrading. We’re sure you’ll love the venue as much as our artist’s have loved performing here!

Situated in the heart of the citadel, St Mary’s has stood for the best part of 1000 years and is home to the oldest still-functioning pendulum clock in the country . It has some fine stained glass, including a window designed by the pre-Raphaelite Burne-Jones in the north aisle and offers breathtaking views over the surrounding area and coast from its tower.

St Mary’s Church, Church Square
Rye, East Sussex TN31 7HF

Facilities at St Mary’s Church
Please note all performances will have an interval of approximately 20 minutes. The church has no dedicated toilet facilities and we thank our friends at Kino Cinema (one minute walk) for allowing our concert attendees to use their facilities.

  • Fully licensed bar for pre-concert & interval drinks & snacks
  • Unreserved theatre style seating
  • Wheelchair access (please email info@ryejazz.com to book special access once you have booked your tickets)

We would like to thank the staff & volunteers at St Mary’s Church for their support and assistance at the concerts.

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