Join us for Music in the Museum: Jazz as The Culture Trust Luton in partnership with Focus of Jazz presents the very best of jazz.
A music performance taking place in the stunning Drawing Room, surrounded by the museum’s unique art collection and with spectacular views overlooking Wardown Park.
Line up: Lauren Bush and Marco Marconi
Canadian expat Lauren Bush relocated to London to pursue music on a new level a decade ago. Prior to that she had travelled extensively around North America notching up some impressive performance credits, including opening shows for Maynard Ferguson, performing at the Victoria International Jazz Festival (BC) and singing with Bobby McFerrin at the Idaho Jazz Festival. Following her move to the UK, in 2016 she released her debut album, ‘All My Treasures’, was a Top 5 Finalist in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition and in 2018 curated and performed a collection of Canadian songs for the London Jazz Festival.
A native Italian from Umbria, Marco Marconi initially studied classical piano before moving on to study Jazz at the Music Conservatory of Perugia. After establishing himself as one of Italy’s leading jazz pianists, his subsequent highly successful appearances at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival in 2009 and the Lancaster Music Festival in 2011 prompted his decision to move to the UK permanently in 2012. Working primarily with his own trio, Marco was signed to the iconic UK label 33Jazz, which released his albums “Nordik” (2016), “Trialogue” (2018) and “New Roads”, his latest which was launched at the on October 2019 at the 606 Club. Lauren and Marco will be performing songs from the classic Duke Ellington repertoire.
Running time: 2 hours