‘Hilary Burt’s Blue Calluna‘ is an 8 piece band from Brighton, UK, playing the compositions and arrangements of Hilary Burt. It blends vocals, saxes and flutes with a rhythm section of piano, bass, drums and percussion. The music is imaginatively and uniquely composed and arranged, fusing elements of jazz, latin, funk and folk.
The band released their first album, Step Off And Fly, in 2018 and CDs will be available to purchase on the night. They can be heard on all major platforms including Spotify and Apple Music.
The musicians are: Hilary Burt (composer, sax, flute), Lucy Pickering (vocals, flute), Kate Hogg (sax, flute), Beccy Rork (sax, flute), Steve Morgan (keys), Richard Leney (bass), Alex Eberhard (drums), Chris Stockel (percussion).
“You compose music with such warmth and sunshine. ‘Restorative’ is the word that comes to mind.”