Jumoké Fashola

Broadcaster / Journalist / Vocalist / Live Literature Curator

"A jazz singer who takes risks . . . excellent debut album"  JazzWise Magazine “ A head-spinningly versatile singer . . ." TimeOut  

"A jazz singer who takes risks . . . excellent debut album JazzWise Magazine

“ A head-spinningly versatile singer . . ." TimeOut

 

Radio & TV

Jumoké  currently presents Inspirit with Jumoké Fashola, BBC Radio London Sunday Breakfast magazine programme. She presented The Ronnie Scott's Radio Show on Jazz FM.  Other radio credits include, Late Show (BBC London 94.9fm) You and Yours (Radio 4) Pause for Thought (Radio 2), Everywoman (BBC World Service), Good Morning Sunday (Radio 2). Her TV credits include the Holiday Programme (BBC1), Summer Holiday (BBC1) Summer Praise (BBC1).

 

 

 

Music

Jumoké has sung most musical forms, from Handel to Gershwin to Gospel to Bernstein, at venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival hall and the London Arena. Her solo repertoire comprises an edgy blend of jazz, R&B and soul, eloquently expressed and dynamically delivered. Time Out Magazine describes her as a Head-spinningly versatile singer".  Her debut album, The Condition of Being A Woman was released in Feb 2014. She is the creator and host of the monthly Jazz Verse Jukebox (held for 7 years at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club) at Hoxton Hall, London.

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