DEEP CABARET VOX
Created for Lancaster Jazz Festival 2011
Steve Lewis, Beth Allen, Sue Parish, Mary Keith, Dave Camlin, Amy Rome
Jane Lawerence, Carolyn Francis, Phil Keen
Hugh Tuffen, Theresa Standish
Dave Tomplins, Ken Johnston, George McKay, Rick Middleton
Deep Cabaret Vox present Cante Jondo: An Improvatorio
The singers open their mouths and sound secret places. Cante Jondo. Nourished by dissonant drones and pizzi catos those secret places secrete their own desires. Till those very desires voice their own secret places in songs unheard till this moment. Cante Jondo. Eventually, a secret, a desire, resonates deep inside and you, the listener, hear the sound of your own voice singing you. Cante Jondo.
Cante Jondo is an improvatorio (improvised oratorio) especially created for Lancaster Jazz Festival by Lancaster's own leftfield musician Deep Cabaret (aka Steve Lewis). His work consistently surprises, inspires and entertains, never more so than when it involves Deep Cabaret Vox.
DC Vox is a loose collective of vocalists and instrumentalists brought together by Steve to create one-off performances of collectively improvised vocal events. Previous projects like Hearing Voices and Flocking have involved the likes