London based Michèle Drees is an established drummer, latin percussionist, vocalist, guitarist and composer and has been active on the Music scene for more than 30 years. During this time Michèle has played with top Artists across a wide variety of genres including Marc Almond, Kirsty MacColl, Seal, Badmarsh and Shri, Ive Mendes, KD Lang, Susanne Vega, Candy Dulfer, Ian Shaw, to name but a few. Performing on many of the great stages, Royal Albert Hall, The Barbican, Ronnie Scott’s and numerous Jazz Festivals throughout the world including Montreux. Read more…
Cheeky, sunny, toe-tapping tunes from an all-female ensemble with bags of musical talent and irrepressible charm. A night of surprising swing dance music combined with cheeky cabaret entertainment, headed up by bandleader and cabaret favourite Tricity Vogue.
20 Sherwood St, Soho, London W1F 7ED
Delighted that so many drummers are coming.
Hope to see even more of you there.
It's great the way the drumming community supports each other!
This is going to be a very special unique event.
If you were considering it, please come along this Saturday 28th.
Had a problem with Eventbrite 😠 but there are plenty of concessionary prices, I just couldn't advertise them, unfortunately.
The London Tap Jam returns on Sunday, January 28th.
This month we lucky to have the incredible Tap Master Roxane Butterfly.
She will be teaching workshops and coming to dance at the Jam in the evening.
Hannah Horton's quartet has been invited by one of UK's finest Jazz Singers Ian Shaw to be part of his week-long collaborations at Pizza Express Dean Street.
Very happy to be joing them on Drums for this gig.
Brasil, here I come.
My annual pilgrimage to Brasil starts tomorrow.
This year I plan to make a short video diary, as I will be studying with 2 Samba schools, one of which is all women.
Tricity Vogue's all-girl Swing Band playing for the New Year's Eve Ball at the incredible Burgh Island Hotel.
The daughter of one of my oldest dearest friends from Brasil.... is a Brasilian Country singer called Ana Luiza Camargo Catalano... yes, they do exist!
I was so happy to record with her last time I was there.
I was honoured to be asked by the phenomenal Issie Barret to share my opinions. I was invited to talk about the All Women Drummer's day I'm setting up for March.
This was a very positive day.
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Our intimate Late Night Jazz series presents sensational music in the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room.
The Michele Drees Jazz Tap Project is a spectacular mix of rhythm, tap dance and jazz. This project works towards helping the revival of the iconic ‘jazz tap’ that originated in Harlem, and then became popularised on Hollywood’s silver screen.
Fresh from Broadway Shuffle along and Savion Glover's Stepz, Lisa La Touche is coming to London and giving two tap workshops at Pineapple Dance Studios in Covent Garden.