NEW! Vocal and Recording Course with Natalie Williams – Jan 18th – 21st 2019

4 DAY VOCAL RECORDING WORKSHOP WITH NATALIE WILLIAMS – Coming in Jan 2019!
 
”People can’t help but go away with a bit of Williams’ natural sparkle having attached itself to them” 
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An intense 4 day singing workshop covering song writing, vocal technique and performance and a professional studio recording, resulting in your very own mixed and mastered recording at top London recording studio!
 
Whether you love singing Jazz, Soul, Pop, R’n’B, Country or your very own original compositions, Natalie will spend 4 intensive days coaching you to get the best possible recorded result… working on vocal techniques, musical arranging skills (including backing vocal skills), learning to conduct/lead your band with confidence and microphone recording techniques, making sure you have a final product that you are over the moon with (with a world class accompanying band from Soul Family musicians as seen at Ronnie Scott’s).
 
Dates:  Jan 18th – 21st 2019
Cost:  Just £495 INCLUDING recording session
Venue:  The Premises Studios, 209 Hackney Rd, London E2 8JL
 
Contact:  Julia Craik 020 7729 7593 info@premisesstudios.com
 
ABOUT NATALIE:
 
One of the UK’s most endearing and popular soul/jazz artists, singer-songwriter, Natalie Williams has 7 critically acclaimed albums under her belt and a dedicated following that extends throughout the world.
 

“One of the UK’s hottest singers…she effortlessly moves from soul-diva to sensual and sophisticated jazz.”
Time Out

“The moment she starts to sing she becomes a commanding, strutting presence, scatting with an infectious relish.”
Telegraph

“Natalie helped me understand Soul music!! And her Soul Family Sundays residency at Ronnie’s is what made me realise ‘this is what I really wanna do!’ ”
Sam Smith (Grammy winning artist)

Williams simply overflows with charisma, whether strutting around the stage in her floral dress or bantering with the audience. She matches her skills as an entertainer with deft vocal ability.” (Fraser Morris, Thesoulhouse.net)
 

Being at the helm of the most successful residency of a world renowned music venue is a feat to be admired. Natalie Williams’ Soul Family Sundays has had a monthly residency at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club for the past 11 years, selling out regularly every single month and having played to over 40 thousand very enthusiastic soul fans over those years…

Natalie Williams herself boasts an accomplished career of recording and entertaining. She has recorded seven studio albums, garnering a MOBO nomination for best Soul opposite Sade, Plan B and Corinne Bailey Rae. Moreover, Williams has performed at venues all over the world – including the London Jazz Festival, Love Supreme and Glastonbury Festivals, The Royal Albert Hall, Barbican Centre, O2 arena and has toured in Japan, Asia, America and Europe – both as a solo artist and as a vocalist with jazz-funk sensation, Incognito. In 2017 she participated in the Blue Note Caribbean Jazz Cruise with the Ronnie Scott’s All Stars Band (alongside the likes of Gregory Porter, Diane Reeves and Marcus Miller), in addition to touring with Belgian pianist Eric Legnini.

Throughout her career, Natalie, has also collaborated as a featured artist with various producers, artists and musicians and her single, ‘Adore You’ from D&B producer, Goldie’s, recent album gained rave reviews worldwide. In addition to Goldie, Natalie, has also worked extensively with DJ, Nu:Tone, on Hospital Records, Shy FX, Beardyman and has performed with and alongside amazing artists such as Jamie Cullum, Amy Winehouse, Lalah Hathaway, The Heritage Orchestra, Bugz In The Attic, John Legend, Babyface, Kurt Elling, Mario Biondi and many more…Although mainly known as a solo artist, Natalie has also enjoyed singing backing vocals for Cee-Lo Green, Ed Sheeran, Laura Mvula and Keri Hilson. 
 
She supported the legendary Herbie Hancock on the Queen Mary 2 crossing from Southampton to New York and her latest album ‘Kaleidoscope’ was greatly supported by Jazz Fm who play-listed her duet with the virtuosic multi-instrumentalist and Grammy winning artist, Jacob Collier, on Billy Joel’s ‘For The Longest Time’.
 
2017 and 2018 saw her touring as a special gust with the amazing Young Voices (the largest kids choir in the world), performing at the amazing London O2 Arena, Manchester, Sheffield and Birmingham Arenas for over 40 dates.
 
 
Lance Liddle (Bebop Spoken Here) describes a recent live show:
“..We got a raunchy, no holds barred, performance that merged soul, jazz, funk and rock into a sizzling inferno of sound…. The lady has the most incredible vocal chops with a range that reaches stratospheric heights without loss of intonation or emotion.”