SE11 Sessions is Tea House Theatre's monthly night of jazz, soul & funk! Each month a guest vocalist fronts the house band, before musicians of all influences and ages link up for a scintillating jam.
May’s opening set features Eleanor Rashid who will perform a mixture of pop, jazz, soul, covering such artist as Esperanza Spalding, Takuya Kuruda, Erykah Badu, Amy Winehouse ...
Ellie & house band: 8:30pm
+ Jam Session
FREE for musicians
Ruth Currie (sax)
Benjamin Gasiglia (guitar)
Edd Bateman (bass)
Tamas Teszary (vibraphone)
Matthew Williams (drums)
Aside from her extensive performance as a classical singer in both opera and choral work, Eleanor has made appearances at venues such as The Royal Albert Hall and the Barbican with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra. She has also performs with her own contemporary jazz band, Fujiyama.
During her time at university, Eleanor founded Goldsmiths' first ever jazz choir whilst working for Nordoff Robbins' Music therapy charity as a choir leader. Since then, she has worked as a Wigmore Hall’s Trainee Music Leader for early years projects around East London. This has lead her to work as a music practitioner for projects such as NCS, Mama Sings, Creative Futures and The Acorn Project. As well as her practitioner work, Eleanor leads the choirs at the Lycée Français and works in the Front of House department at The Royal Opera House.