The Guardian chose to feature Rachel’s version of ‘Stay Awake’ from Mary Poppins in a new short film about the effect of music on the brain. Scientists analysed the way singer Laura Mvula responded when she listened to music. The recording of ‘Stay Awake’
Composer/pianist Ben Dawson has written a load of songs with the theme of SOCIAL MEDIA. Like it or loathe it, it’s the air which many of us breathe thesedays. See and hear Ben’s take on this very modern phenomenon, on Rachel’s music page.
Press release by LGBB: The London Gay Big Band (LGBB) has teamed up with thirteen of the UK’s leading vocalists to record their debut album ‘Brave’ at Abbey Road Studios. Tipped to be one of the most exciting jazz releases of the year, the album is a unique collaboration between the L
Rachel writes: 'Exciting to have the Halle gig in the diary for next April, AND 3 concerts with Sinfonia Lahti in March! April will be the Fred Astaire show, again with lovely Ava Astaire McKenzie; March is something entirely new...'
Rachel writes: 'Well I'm amused to read the sentence I wrote earlier this month saying the US trip would be 'all within a week'. Because on the VERY day we sang at Carnegie Hall, the dear volcano did its stuff in Iceland, and the fun and games began!...