CHAMPIAN FULTON QUARTET – USA, featuring NICK HEMPTON:
With 10 albums to her credit, Champian is a world-class Jazz pianist and singer with international acclaim and a is a mainstay on the vibrant New York Jazz scene. This “charming young steward of the mainstream jazz tradition” (New York Times) won Downbeat Magazines.
2015 Rising Star award for female vocalist and Hot House Jazz Magazine’s 2017 Female Jazz Vocalist of the Year award. Today her piano and voice skills are widely recognized by peers and critics as possessing distinction and sophistication.
From North America to Europe, Africa to Australia, Champian’s swinging style and charismatic performances have made her a guardian of the legacy of Jazz.
For her exclusive Sydney performances at Foundry 616, Champian will be joined by veteran New York City-based saxophonist Nick Hempton, along with local greats Ashley Turner and Andrew Dickeson. Don’t miss a night of “unpretentious, swinging fun” (DownBeat Magazine) from “the most gifted pure jazz singer of her generation” (Detroit Free Press).