Legendary guitarist John Etheridge joins forces with the sensational vocals of Vimala Rowe. Together, they weave a magical spell, effortlessly travelling musically from India to Africa, Middle East and the USA.
John Etheridge has had substantial relationships during his 53 year career with some of the most famous names of 20th century music including Stephane Grappelli, Nigel Kennedy, John Williams, Yehudi Menuhin and Soft Machine, as well as fronting his own groups ( Sweet Chorus ,Zappatistas ,Blue Spirits)
Vimala Rowe has been gaining plaudits wherever she goes and is now established as one of the great vocalists on the current scene ; an exemplary jazz singer with a faultless and deft expression, Rowe has a unique style that compliments John’s explorative nature. She featured recently in Paco Pena’s Flamencura at Sadler’s Wells: an indication of the breadth of her talent.
This tour de force of a duo create a magical journey that takes the audience across continents. Their album ‘Out of the Sky ‘ was elected in the Top Ten critic’s choice of album of the year in both the Guardian and the Sunday Times the track ‘Detour Ahead ‘in the Top Five in the Guardian.
This is a unique pairing that satisfies on so many levels. Not to be missed.