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Champian Fulton

PizzaExpress London
00:29, 13 May 2016

10 Dean Street Soho London W1D 3RW
0845 6027 017

Champian Fulton, piano and vocals
Arnie Somogyi, bass
Stephen Keogh, drums


Champian Fulton has become a world class Jazz pianist and vocalist with international acclaim.

She is captivating audiences in New York’s finest Jazz rooms and in concert halls around the world.

Champian was named Rising Jazz Star in the Downbeat's Critics Poll, 2013 & 2014

From New York to Barcelona, Champian’s swinging style and charismatic performances have made her a guardian of the legacy of Jazz. A mainstay on the vibrant New York Jazz scene, she has performed with musical royalty such as Lou Donaldson, Frank Wess, Buster Williams, and Louis Hayes.

Her latest album, “After Dark” with Jazz luminaries David Williams on bass, Lewis Nash on drums, and Stephen Fulton on flugelhorn, features the music of Dinah Washington and this engagement at PizzaExpress launches the CD in the UK.

Champian Fulton   piano and vocals

Arnie Somogyi   bass

Stephen Keogh   drums

"Fulton is sassy and sexy..." All About Jazz

“Champian Fulton is a double-threat performer, possessing a powerful voice and some heavy piano chops.” The New York City Jazz Record 

“Champian is the most gifted pure Jazz singer of her generation”  Mark Stryker, Detroit Free Press

“a charming young steward of the mainstream Jazz tradition.” Nate Chinen, The New York Times 

Recognized as a Rising Jazz Star by the Downbeat Magazine Critic’s Poll,

Champian’s “galvanizing presence” (the New Yorker) and her alluring musical presentation have made her “a charming young steward of the mainstream Jazz tradition.” (The New York Times) 

“An assured vocalist with a galvanizing presence” The New Yorker. “The best new singer I’ve heard this year. – Make that several years”

The village Voice.

“Champian is the most gifted pure jazz singer of her generation”

Mark Stryker, Detroit Free Press.

“Superb vocal inflections and bebop chops” All About Jazz NY.

 “A charming young steward of the mainstream jazz tradition..." Nate Chinen, New York Times 

Thursday May 12

doors open 7pm

showtime 830pm

Friday May 13

1st show: doors open 6pm, showtime 730pm

2nd show: doors open 10pm, showtime 1030pm

Saturday May 14

1st show: doors open 6pm, showtime 730pm

2nd show: doors open 10pm, showtime 1030pm

Champian Fulton