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Jazz from Scotland

The Songs Quartet

sophie bancroft

Featuring Sophie Bancroft on vocals and guitar, award-winning American pianist Louis Durra, Tom Lyne on basses and Stu Brown on drums, the quartet performs Sophie’s original songs, many of which have been inspired by her walks around Scotland, and some beautiful and unexpected covers all arranged with the musical mastery of Louis Durra. Listed in The Heralds Top 50 Albums of 2015 their recent CD ‘Songs’ has received rave reviews.

“Folk-inflected jazz with rootsy warm-heartedness.” Scotsman Weekend Life Magazine

“Nothing short of completely captivating.” FATEA

“Spinning jazz gold from the unlikeliest material “ HERALD

Growing up in Edinburgh’s eclectic music scene and one of the founder members of the Pathhead Music Collective, Sophie’s music draws influences from these experiences and inspirations . Her songs have been on HBO hit TV series Six Feet Under, and recorded by multi award-winning vocalist Liane Carroll with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.