Blues In The Night

 

Hilary James with Simon Mayor & Richard Collins
That delightful hinterland between blues, swing and jazz’    fRoots

Simon Mayor and Richard CollinsSome of the most moving songs of the twentieth century – some classics, some lesser known – performed with passion, charm and more than a little humour.

The elegance and gilt-edged authority of Hilary James’ singing is matched by inspired arrangements and the string wizardry of multi-instrumentalists Simon Mayor and Richard Collins. Simon’s mandolin playing is legendary but there’s plenty of swing fiddle playing here too; Richard is three time UK banjo champion so look out for some surprises during the evening.


Bluesy CD Hilary James‘Hilary’s bittersweet voice, which lends these melancholy blues a wonderfully dreamy, honey-dripping beauty. Lush.’ Rock ‘n’ Reel

‘One of Britain’s finest voices’BBC Radio 4

 

Listen…

    You Don’t Know What Love Is
    Poor Wayfaring Stranger
    They All Laughed
    Hong Kong Blues
    Travellin’ Blues
    Skylark

 

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