Alumni and Friends

SMFA EED graduate Kerri Layton performing at London's premiere jazz venue

29 June 2018

Photo by Gigi Giannella

On Tuesday July 17th, from 8pm, SMFA BA (Hons) Event and Experience Design 2011 graduate, Kerri Layton, is performing at legendary Pizza Express Cabaret venue, The Pheasantry (Chelsea), which was nominated for Best Live Music Venue in the London Lifestyle Awards, and considered to be one of London’s major venues of New York-style jazz-singing, musical-theatre-influenced cabaret work.

Kerri is enjoying a successful career as a performer with her live band and as a solo artist, and heads up independent record label Dixiebird Records, http://dixiebirdrecords.bigcartel.com/products [3] which runs live music events all across the capital, featuring some of London’s finest musicians, as well as running her own Creative Event Consultancy.

Her E.P Songs For A Rainy Day is produced by bandleader, saxophonist and composer, Mick Foster and is due for release in July 2018.



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