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Andi Hopgood Trio (Cambrdge Jazz Festival) preceded by a free music industry talk `Doin' if for ourselves'

Andi is a suffolk based vocalist with a love of jazz and improvisation. A freelance performer and educator for many years, as a vocalist and saxophonist she has released two jazz albums “I Could Be So Happy” and “It Only Takes a moment” with musicians including Geoff Gascoyne, Graham Harvey, Matt Skelton and Sebaastian De Krom.

A member of The London Vocal Project alongside Pete Churchill Andi has performed alongside Dame Cleo Laineand Bobby McFerrin. Andi is also a vocal teacher at Anglia Ruskin, runs the Cambridge Jazz festival choir, Suffolk Soul Singers and Suffolk Soul Singers youth choirs.

Providing Piano is Alcyona Mick who works regularly with Arabic singer Natacha Atlas and performs widely in France, North Africa, and The UK with artists of varying musical backgrounds.

Completing the trio on Alto Sax is Martin Hathaway, a British jazz performer, composer and educator probably best known for his long associations with the late British jazz pianist / composer Michael Garrick, trumpeter Loz Speyer, and the London Jazz Orchestra.

This gig will be preceded by a free Jazz Festival talk (13.30-14.15) on how musicians can take control of their careers with Trombonist Tom Green and Danielle White of Raestar Productions.