This musical trio is made up of singer-pianist Brittany Dilkes, double bassist Brydon Bolton and saxophonist Shaun Acker. They will perform a mix of Brittany’s soulful original material, a splash of Diana Krall, as well as easy listening unique renditions of jazz standards to get feet tapping.
Brittany Dilkes is a singer-songwriter pianist who has grown up in Cape Town with a love of blues and jazz. She graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2013 with a Bachelor of Music Degree in jazz voice. Inspired by nature, her song writing has been influenced by natural elements such as the sea, the moon and the stars. Last year she released an album Walking in a Storm that displays her vocal and piano skills through her original material.
She has performed in many venues around Cape Town in, as well as for corporate functions, very regularly as a jazz duo with double bassist Brydon Bolton. Brydon is well-known not only in the jazz world, but he plays classically as well as in world music projects. He is a composer and producer, having produced Brittany’s album.
The duo are joined at Café Roux by saxophonist Shaun Acker. Shaun has composed extensively for South African contemporary dance and has appeared in numerous jazz festivals alongside international stars such as Beauna Vista Social Club.
As a trio they will play a lovely mix of beautiful ballads as well as bluesy and uptempo repertoire so come and enjoy a meal and the show.
**PLEASE NOTE: DINNER FROM 6.30/7PM. SHOW AT 8.30PM