David Ferris is a pianist from Birmingham, and this concert is part of a tour featuring his septet and the amazing Estonian singer Maria Väli. The project is based around settings David has written of work by various British poets. His album is due to be released next year on the Stoney Lane record label.
Maria Välim is a member of the critically acclaimed Estonian Voices and is a busy performer in Estonia. She studied at Trondheim Conservatory in Norway and has appeared together with David's band at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, and Molde Jazz Festival, Norway. You can hear her at https://soundcloud.com/maria-vali.
The rest of David's septet is made up of Nick Jurd on bass, Euan Palmer on drums, Hugh Pascall on trumpet, Richard Foote on trombone, and Vittorio Mura and Chris Young on woodwinds. Hear their music here- https://soundcloud.com/david-ferris/sets/septet
More information is here: http://www.davidferris.co.uk/