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Gaby Moreno + support : 19 August

Gaby Moreno + support : 19 August

The Guatemalan singer-songwriter and Latin Grammy winner blends jazz, soul, blues and 1960s rock.
Singing in English and Spanish, Moreno has earned the appreciation of fans and critics in Latin America, Europe and the USA.
With seven albums under her belt, she has toured alongside Tracy Chapman, Ani DiFranco, Van Dyke Parks and The Punch Brothers, and will be touring with Calexico.
She recorded Smile for the Oscar-winning documentary The Cove, and was nominated for an Emmy award for the original theme of the TV series Parks and Recreation, which she co-wrote. She also sang on Hugh Laurie's Didn't It Rain in 2013.
'Meet your next favorite from the Spanish-speaking world: Gaby Moreno. Old-school, soulful pop... Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone and Ella Fitzgerald are hard acts to follow, but Gaby Moreno takes her idols' signature bluesiness and marries it with a little Latin flare' - (Latina Magazine)
'The Guatemalan songwriter Gaby Moreno plucked ragtimey syncopations on a well-worn acoustic guitar, and let loose a tangy, bluesy voice with the feistiness of Édith Piaf.' (New York Times)
Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall

The Guatemalan singer-songwriter and Latin Grammy winner blends jazz, soul, blues and 1960s rock.
Singing in English and Spanish, Moreno has earned the appreciation of fans and critics in Latin America, Europe and the USA.
With seven albums under her belt, she has toured alongside Tracy Chapman, Ani DiFranco, Van Dyke Parks and The Punch Brothers, and will be touring with Calexico.
She recorded Smile for the Oscar-winning documentary The Cove, and was nominated for an Emmy award for the original theme of the TV series Parks and Recreation, which she co-wrote. She also sang on Hugh Laurie's Didn't It Rain in 2013.
'Meet your next favorite from the Spanish-speaking world: Gaby Moreno. Old-school, soulful pop... Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone and Ella Fitzgerald are hard acts to follow, but Gaby Moreno takes her idols' signature bluesiness and marries it with a little Latin flare' - (Latina Magazine)
'The Guatemalan songwriter Gaby Moreno plucked ragtimey syncopations on a well-worn acoustic guitar, and let loose a tangy, bluesy voice with the feistiness of Édith Piaf.' (New York Times)
Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall

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