Linley Weir is a Jazz singer from London with a soulful and sophisticated sound, catch up with her news, Dates and latest Recordings. Follow Linley Weir on Facebook Check out her singing live on Youtube Videos. If you would like to book Linley Weir and her band for your Function and your Special Event, Birthday Party, or Wedding contact Linley by Email.Linley Weir has built a reputation on the London jazz scene having performed at many leading venues all over the world Ronnie Scotts, The Pheasantry, 606 Club, The National Theatre and the Marlborough Jazz Festival , llandudno jazz festival,The Hurlingham Club ,Park lane Hilton, Sri Lankan Airlines, Hilton in Shinjuku, Macmillan Cancer Support, The Caledonian Club as well as performing live on Jazz FM Radio. She has supported Soul Legend Omar MBE and Chart-Topping Jazz-Funk Band Shakatak. Her stunning vocal and distinctive sound have thrilled Jazz audiences in Tokyo, Dubai and China.She is bold and brassy, soft and sassy, hip and husky, Linley Weir’s voice navigates through a range of styles. She is at the centre of this melange, as composer, arranger and conveyor. From the joyously swinging ‘I Saw Him Standing There’ (a brilliantly readapted Beatles tune) to the irresistible ‘A Certain Slant Of Light,’ her honesty shines through, unafraid to bare a little part of herself to each listener.
“If I were to make any comparisons about Linley’s voice it’s like Eliane Elias mingled with Stevie Wonder, especially when she’s singing the Stevie song ‘Send One Your Love’, showcasing her captivating low register and the pure, steady sound across her entire range. We had some glimpses of her scatting too, which is inventive, lively and free.” Jazzwise
‘Softly as in a morning sunrise’, captures the listener immediately: the beautifully understated ‘Desires’ is sung with hushed intimacy. It absolutely left me wanting more.” LondonJazz
“A beautiful deep and rich voice.”
Billy Childs Grammy award winner
Here is me singing at The Spice of Life’ a song called ‘Once I loved’ by Antonio Carlos Jobim beautifully arranged by pianist John Crawford which is featured on his new album ‘Times and Tides’.His Quintet is a stella selection of musicians and John’s music is a sublime combination of originals and beautifully crafted arrangements.Catch his album launch on […]
A great two days performing with Pianist Craig Milverton one of Britain’s top jazz pianists. at The Llandudno Jazz Festival a new jazz festival in the north of Wales. I had an opportunity to enjoy the rest of the Festival in the beautiful setting of Llandudno Bay listening to the creme of the British jazz scene. […]
Great night with the OSO House Jazz Band for a night of jazz, gospel and soul music that celebrated the theme of freedom, emancipation and human rights. With Ross Lorraine on piano, Sarah Chaplin on saxes and flute, Paul Southern on bass, Chris Metcalfe on guitar, Jonny Baynes on drums, Della Farrell on trumpet and […]
LINLEY WEIR SINGS STEVIE AND ELLING AT PIZZA EXPRESS JAZZ CLUB This is the third in a trio of vocal-led Sunday lunchtime gigs I’ve attended at the Pizza Express Jazz Clubin the last few weeks, and it was easily the most ambitious of the three. Linley Weir is a singer with a compelling, almost spiritual presence, and a […]
Linley Weir @ The SoulTrippers Summer Party @The Pheasantry (pizza Express)
Fronted by four fantastic vocalists and backed by magnificent musicians, The SoulTrippers will bring all your fave Motown, Soul and Disco sounds to life for a lively and upbeat evening!
Guesting at Pizza Express in Soho for John Crawford Quintet
I sing a song called ‘Once I loved’ by Antonio Carlos Jobim beautifully arranged by pianist John Crawford which is featured on his new album ‘Times and Tides’.His Quintet is a stella selection of musicians and John’s music is a sublime combination of originals and beautifully crafted arrangements.Catch his album launch on the 8th of June at Pizza Express in Soho I will be there performing this number.
Linley Weir At The Pheasantry hosting The Platform4 Showcase
Show Time 8:00pm / Doors Open 6:30pm £15 Tickets. I will be hosting & performing at this showcase at the Pheasantry which will feature three fantastic vocalists .(TBC ) We will be accompanied by the John Crawford Trio . Be sure to book early as tickets sellout quickly. The Pheasantry 152 Kings Road Chelsea London SW3 4UT
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