Fleur Stevenson

“A wonderful singer with a great musical ear'', Claire Martin OBE

About Me

Described by her mentor Claire Martin OBE as “A wonderful singer with a great musical ear and natural jazz feel.'', Fleur Stevenson is fast establishing herself at the forefront of an exciting new breed of jazz vocalists taking London by storm. Gifted with a honeyed tone, an offbeat sense of humour and a naturally charismatic stage presence, Fleur creates an instant rapport with her audience through sparkling narrative and an unerring instinct for choosing the right material to showcase her talent.

Her phrasing, use of space and improvisational ability nod to obvious influences from the greats such as Shirley Horn and Anita O’Day but Fleur is carving a niche all of her own with her surprising yet stylish interpretations of jazz standards and her tender, heartfelt delivery of romantic ballads.

A treat for fans of first class, straight ahead vocal jazz delivered by one of the UK’s fastest rising stars.

Fleur enjoys collaborations with many of the UKs top musicians including Gareth Williams, David Newton, Pete Billington, Frank Harrison and Brandon Allen to name a few. She performs at many prestigious venues across the UK, including the legendary Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, 606 Club and Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho.

After a well received EP, Fleur launched her debut album at Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho in July 2019. The album entitled 'Follow Me' features arrangements of well known standards, as well as jazz arrangements of some lesser known vintage pop songs. Highlights include a samba arrangement of King Crimson’s ‘I Talk to the Wind’ and a tender jazz ballad treatment of the Presley classic ‘Can’t Help Falling in Love’.

As well as some great audience feedback from the album launch show, Fleur's album reviewed some top reviews. Highlights include:

“There is attention to detail in every track and very clear nods to the composers, yet each number is also imbued with originality… This album is class.” Something Else

“50 minutes of charming vocal jazz.” Roger Farbey, All About Jazz

“This is an absolutely delightful album from Fleur Stevenson... and will appeal to all who appreciate top drawer vocal jazz.” Jazz Views

''The honey-toned voice is a delight, excellent diction, feelingly sung, and the trio perform really well, with lots of space for piano solos.'' Bebop Spoken Here

Quotes:

“Fleur Stevenson is a wonderful singer with a great musical ear and natural jazz feel.” Claire Martin OBE

“Stevenson is in possession of a voice which has power - yet she has the control to drop down to a caress in a heart-beat. And she can scat; boy, can she scat!” Something Else

''Fleur Stevenson is a relaxed jazz vocalist with a bright voice, good phrasing and the ability to swing at any tempo.'' Jazz Journal

''Fleur Stevenson has a soft and pure velvety tone that make her performances swing effortlessly.'' Jazz Views

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