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Jazz from Scotland

november 2018

sat17nov20:0022:00Sophie Bancroft & Tom LyneJazz at 7 - Winter SeriesJazz at 7, 7 Market Street, Haddington, EH41 3JL, ScotlandCountry:United KingdomCity:Edinburgh

Concert Details

Jazz at 7 looks forward to welcoming the final artists in this series of concerts; the acclaimed Bancroft and Lyne duo.

Tickets (£10) will be available on the door however booking is recommended. For more details on how to book visit or phone 07506 527 420.

This transatlantic duo delivers a dynamic, entertaining and intimate interpretation of beautiful songs. Sophie Bancroft’s voice and effortless guitar is gorgeous over Tom Lyne’s virtuoso bass. Alongside Bancroft’s original contemporary jazz-based songs, the duo selects an eclectic repertoire ranging from classic jazz to the likes of Robbie Burns, Erykah Badu and Dolly Parton.

Their captivating storytelling through song choice and musicality is enhanced by moments of Bancroft’s spoken word poetry. Echoes of Sia, Rickie Lee Jones and Peggy Lee spring to mind.DSC_6587 PScrop2

Recent performance highlights include the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival in New York where they were heralded as a “must see” act. Little wonder multi-award winning jazz vocalist Liane Carroll recorded Bancroft’s ballad, Calgary Bay, with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

“Brave, bright and engaging throughout”
Jazz Journal

“Stripped-down, intimate, warm and inviting jazz”
Democrat & Chronicle

“Hip, cool and simply beautiful.”
Big Issue

“Stunning, fantastic, superb, amazing – all words and sentiments which were readily flowing last evening and quite so. A magical performance – thank you” MITR Venue Director, April 2016