Jo Harman & Oli Rockberger on Thursday 29th November 2018
Jo Harman is multi award winning/nominated performer, who has achieved considerable international as a songwriter and vocalist of rare distinction, She has headlined prestigious venues and festivals throughout Europe, North America and beyond, including playing as one of eleven (otherwise household name) artists to 300k people at Parkpop, in the Hague. Amongst many other career highlights in her relatively short career, Jo was also invited by Amnesty International to perform at their prestigious 'Ambassador of Conscience' Award in Berlin alongside the likes of Patti Smith and Joan Baez, and she recently been asked to guest on Motown Songwriting legend Lamont Dozier's 'Reimagination' album - alongside other legendary guests such as Gregory Porter and Sir Cliff Richard. In fact, she duets with Lamont on the lead single 'Reach Out, I'll Be There'. Soul superstar Michael McDonald guests on her latest album - the BBC Radio 2 play llsted song 'When We Were Young' (not the Adele song!) - and Rag N Bone Man recently took to social media to declare her 'one of Britain's finest talents'
Oli Rockberger is an acclaimed keys man, singer, songwriter and producer. After graduating from the prestigious Berklee College of Music on a Full Scholarship, Oli moved on to NY where he lived for 10 years, sharing stages and studios with the likes of Carly Simon, John Mayer, Steve Gadd, Jesse Harris, Levon Helm, Randy Brecker, Gloria Gaynor, Steve Jordan, Judy Collins, Common, Nathan East, Becca Stevens and former 'Wood' front man, Leicester born Singer-Songwriter James Maddock. Oli returned to his native UK two years ago in part to release his 4th solo album 'Sovereign' on leading UK indie label Whirlwind Recordings, and also to join the touring band of the prodigious multi-award winning songstress Laura Mvula, with whom he has performed many high profile concerts internationally, including Glastonbury Main Stage, The Lincoln Center, Jools Holland and at the Barbican alongside the London Symphony Orchestra. His own music has been described as a 'monument to be relished in the border territory of jazz and pop' (London Jazz) and as 'polished & inventive' by the evening standard with a 4 star review of his latest offering 'Sovereign'.
Music Genres: Blues, Jazz, Soul, World Music
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