Marimba is a local singer from South West London, and has been exposed to a variety of quality music from a young age, as her father’s pride and joy was his great record collection; always playing anything from classical to jazz: Stan Getz, Gilberto Gil, Earth Wind & Fire, Randy Crawford, Quincy Jones, Donny Hathaway, Marvin Gaye, Motown, Soul, Funk, Jazz etc.
Marimba was part of an 8 piece band for 2 years, one of 2 vocalists siinging Motown & Northern Soul covers eg. Harlem Shuffle, I Can’t Stand the Rain, It Takes Two etc, performing regularly at private functions and parties.
She also sings jazz, mostly early jazz covers /standards with a bit of Joni Mitchell thrown in, singing with pianist, sax, double bass and bass guitar. Favourite jazz voice – Ella Fitzgerald. Also part of a disco band singing at private parties and weddings.
You can expect to hear songs such as 'When Sunny Gets Blue', 'Manhattan', 'Cry me a River' and other well known standards by George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Cole Porter, Antonio-Carlos Jobim etc.
Andy Jaques has played bass guitar with many well know musicians, travelling round Europe and the States with various rock, funk, reggae & African bands. Signed to Polydor once he was asked to play with Ian Dury & Carol king, and is now turning his hand to jazz in a new collaboration with Marimba and Cheryl as a jazz trio.
Cheryl Horabin has been on the West London jazz scene playing jazz guitar with a number of musicians for many years. In this recent collaboration with Marimba and Andy she puts her hand to any jazz genre with ease and sensitive expression, her rhythmical Latin numbers are especially a joy to listen to.
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