Siobhan Ellen Waters
This exciting performance features an all-female line up of jazz musicians from Wales, performing original compositions and jazz standards by female artists and composers. The show will explore the story of women in jazz in Wales past and present through film, narration and music.
Siobhan is a singer/songwriter based in South Wales, having grown up in the Lake District. She started out singing folk songs and Disney classics at a young age, then was classically trained for many years before finally finding her passion in jazz and improvised music. She graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2022 with a first class honours degree in Jazz Vocals. She performs regularly across Wales and the South-West of England in various bands, notably the Cardiff-based big band, The Siglo Section, and her own band, Ragaireacht. Her original music is not tethered to one genre and she acknowledges a myriad of influences, from Joni Mitchell to Esperanza Spalding, marrying her jazz training with her Celtic heritage and eclectic musical taste.