Bio

VAL SINCLAIR – SHROPSHIRE JAZZ-BLUES VOCALIST

Previously based  in Cambridge, UK, now living near Shrewsbury, VAL SINCLAIR first  became well known as resident vocalist for 8 years with the UK’s amazing ‘Galaxy Big Band’.

Now working alongside the best of musicians,  she describes herself as ‘a rather ordinary, home-loving woman, who just needs to sing the blues’.

Her performance is nevertheless extraordinary, revealing a woman with a passion for music and a huge fun-filled personality. More recently, she has shown that she is at ease with many music genres. Colleagues say “she is a very professional musician with a warmth that players and audiences are drawn to – she brings out the very best in everyone”.

Apart from being in high demand from many bands, Val also concentrates on vocally-led work with

‘TURQUOISE’ (Cambridge based) a very stylish all-round band, enabling her to interpret many styles in her own unique way with the fabulous Turquoise  musicians. Their album ‘Blackbirds on the Loose’ is a ‘cracker’.

‘THE SIZZLING JAZZ AND BLUES BAND’ (Devon based) a combination of mainstream jazz, blues and latin, with the best of musicianship expected from a lively and professional improvising band.

She has performed at numerous proms,  festivals and venues including major theatres, concert halls and the glorious setting of the UK’s Hereford Cathedral. 2018 saw her working in the USA with Mark Warner’s band, followed by jazz concert in Switzerland on MS Oscar Wilde.