MS MAURICE ALSO KNOWN AS SHEILA MAURICE-GREY IS A LONDON BASED TRUMPETER, VOCALIST AND VISUAL ARTIST Ms Maurice brings her melange of influences from organic grooves infused with 70s jazz and a touch of West African sonic seasoning. These sounds are heavily influenced by her London upbringing. Central to Ms Maurice's music, is stimulated by her visual art practice where she aims to question her 'identity' as well as what it means 'to misrepresent vs to be misrepresented.' Ms Maurice has performed and worked with the likes of KANO, Little Simz, Loyle Carner, Kwes. and many more. Whilst being band leader of KOKOROKO, Ms Maurice is also a core member of NÉRIJA, SEED ensemble, New Purple Celebration many others.
VORTEX FUNDRAISING T-SHIRTS:
March 2 2018 two iconic musicians and old friends Dave Holland and Evan Parker joined forces in a fundraiser to show, as well as give their support to the Vortex Jazz Club – a fine institution that has help many a musician at the start of their career. The club has existed without any core funding after its establishment by founder David Mossman over twenty-five years ago. The club needs financial help to keep its operations going. We hope you will show your support by taking out a membership, coming to gigs or donating. You can make a donation by clicking the “donate” tab. We also have some new fundraising T-shirts with a fab design that was commissioned by Tim Berne (Snake Oil) with graphics by Steve Byram.