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Hello Music lovers, how is 2023 treating you all?
The band are out and about between now and we have a 3 date tour in March to the West Country, so if you’re in Cornwall or Devon please check out the gig page for more info, the tour will be supporting the launch of the new album, “Bonito” (Reviewed here for Jazzwise). Lots of smiles in the mix of world music influences, bringing some sunshine for you at summer festivals 2023.
Next up for the band
4th March 2023 Calstock Arts https://www.wegottickets.com/event/565140
5th March Chycara, Chyreen Lane, Carnon Downs, nr Truro, TR3 6LN Chycara in Carnon Downs https://uk.patronbase.com/_CornishRivieraBoxOffice/Productions/RA31/Performances
6th March North Devon Jazz club, Beaver Inn, Appledore https://www.jazznorthdevon.com/north-devon-jazz-club.html
17th March The Ropetackle, Shoreham https://ropetacklecentre.ticketsolve.com/ticketbooth/shows/873641361/events/129458499
In between times, I am playing with Camille O’Sullivan at the Union Chapel, in London. This concert has become an annual event and Camille makes this beautiful venue light up. Details of the show can be found here.
Lastly, for all Kate Bush lovers, the Hounds of Love are bringing the album to life at The Brunswick in Hove. Lisa and the band perform the eponymous album plus a collection of hits from across the career of one of the great originals in popular music. There is bound to include the odd reference to Christmas! More details and tickets can be found here.
Hope to see you all somewhere along the way xx
Hello music lovers. I hope everyone is ok!? I hope you are having a good 2022 so far!?
It’s been a busy time, and I’m recovering from our great gig at Love Supreme 2022, and getting ready to launch my new album ‘Bonito’ in September 2022! The CD will be available to buy at gigs before the official release, and you can preorder by emailing me.
Next up the band is playing “Sunday in the Park with Jazz” at Brighton Open Air Theatre on Sunday 24th July. This is a family-friendly daytime concert, with the door open at 1 PM and the music starting at 2 PM. It’s a perfect day to bring a picnic. Support is provided by Hilary Burt’s Blue Calluna. Tickets and more details are here.
Further away is my appearance at this year’s Brecon Jazz Festival on Sunday 14th August at 2 PM. This concert will be a return to a treasure of the Summer Jazz Festival circuit and I can’t wait to bring the band back to Brecon. Tickets and live stream details are available here.
Also hot off the press, the Band are playing Piza Express Dean Street, Soho, London on Thursday 25th August. Tickets here https://www.pizzaexpresslive.com/whats-on/charlotte-glasson-band
The new album ‘Bonito’ is officially being released in September 2022 but you can buy hard copies from me at the gigs.
Winner of Best Newcomer Award
Marlborough Jazz Festival
Charlotte’s latest CD ROBOTS out now. To order visit the CD page or listen to the album on Spotify. Featuring Chris Kibble, Chris Spedding, Mark Bassey, Sam Glasson and Mick Hutton.
Charlotte Glasson is a multi instrumentalist, band leader and session player, playing all the saxophones, flutes, clarinet, bass clarinet, violin and viola, penny whistle, melodica, percussion, and even the saw in Lost and Found Orchestra.
‘If you could bottle this band’s music, how wonderful it would be to inhale it to start every day.’
Express and Star, Lichfield
‘Charlotte Glasson’s improvisation with a loop box and a host of instruments (and a saw!) was stunning and mesmerising.’ The Evening Argus
What’s new…..Charlotte can be seen on Andy Mackay and Phil Manzanera (Roxy Music) new project CD/DVD ‘Roxymphony.’ Live form a gig at SouthBank London in 2018. It has just been released.
Charlotte appears in the Nick Cave Film, ‘One more time with feeling’ out now on DVD.
Multi instrumentalist Charlotte Glasson will restore your faith in jazz. Witty, exhuberant & genre defying stuff @LocalSCambridge
‘Versatile contemporary jazz and fusion saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist/composer plays diverse originals all laced with her own bluesy , expressive sax work.’
Time Out London
Charlotte’s joyful band
If you’ve ever wondered what smiles sound like, this is it.”
Jackie Hayden Hot Press, Ireland
As a session musician Charlotte has worked with Oasis, The Divine Comedy, John Martyn, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Nerina Pallot, James Blackshaw, Barry Adamson, Julian Lloyd Webber, PJ Proby, Claire Martin, The Lost and Found Orchestra, Jah Wobble, Ladyhawke, Lorraine Bowen,The Damage Manual, Pucho and The Latin Soul Brothers, Antonio Forcionne, The Dead Cuts, Suggs, Sophie Ellis Bextor,The Jiving Lindy Hoppers, Joby Talbot, Will Gaines, John Cooper Clarke, Ladyhawke, Stevie Kalinich, Herbie Flowers, Chris Spedding, The Mummers, Bah Samba, Cubana Bop, Will Young, The Karelia, Rob Bravery, Paul Stacey and Jeremy Stacey, Unkle, Orlando, Daniel Pemberton, Foy Vance, Murray Young, Reuben Wilson, Herbie Flowers, Snowboy, Andy Newmark, Jim Mullen, Alan Barnes, Big Band Metheny, Bobby Matos, Heather Cornell, Guy Massey, Steve Power, Nigel Godrich, Spike Stent, Bill Laswell, and Ian Hamer……
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The Charlotte Glasson Band has released 7 CD’s to great acclaim, ‘Robots’“Festivus,’ ‘Live,”’ ‘Playground,’ ‘Charlotte’s World Wide Web,’‘Escapade,’ and ‘Travels with Charlotte Glasson.’ To buy a CD now go to Buy CD’S Page. She also plays in Prog band Three Friends playing the music of Gentle Giant.
The Charlotte Glasson band plays mainly original tunes by Charlotte inspired by gypsy jazz, ska, blues, latin and world music.
Review of Travels with Charlotte Glasson:
“A touch of the Hot Club De France, a hint of Coltrane, echoes of McKinney’s Cotton Pickers, a theme that comes could have come from the Jazz Messengers – all jazz history is there! Great fun”