"Wonderful new talent" - Jools Holland
Just 23 years old, with rich and resonant vocals that belie her age, Lucy Merrilyn stands on the cusp of a formidable career. Performing classic tunes of the worlds leading ladies of jazz, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Julie London and Peggy Lee to name a few. Accompanying Lucy will be Dave Swift on bass, Harry on the Piano and Joel Barford on drums
The Lucy Merrilyn project brings elegance and vibrancy to the fore. Her sprightly, fresh interpretation of traditional standards guarantees to entice and dazzle - Ms Merrilyn is one act not to be missed.
Lucy is a rising star on the UK jazz scene, performing regularly at prestigious London and UK jazz clubs and theatres and appearing as the guest vocalist with the Syd Lawrence Orchestra
In the summer of 2019, Lucy recorded Sometimes I'm Happy, her debut three-track EP featuring formidable UK jazz saxophonist, Dave O'Higgins, and Jools Holland's bassist of 27 years, Dave Swift. 'Sometimes I'm Happy' is just a taster of what is to come from this rising young talent. An eagerly anticipated album is set to be released in the spring of 2020.
Should you wish to enjoy dinner or a light bite to eat before or after your show, Brasserie Zédel is located just across the foyer from Crazy Coqs. To book a table, please call 020 7734 4888 or visit us online at www.brasseriezedel.com/reservations.