Martha’s recent projects have focussed on a wonderful array of Song writing collaborations and Producing projects.
Looking down the road into 2018, Martha’s 2018 work will include:
- 3rd solo CD release
- A spirited project of new jazz-infused songs for the CD release Autumn 2018
- A UK National tour to support the release
- Exciting song writing collaborations in 2018
- Stay tuned for more info..
18th June 2015
NORTHERN ALDBOROUGH FESTIVAL
3rd JULY 2015
THE DOME - Brighton
Martha D Lewis - Trilogy of the Greek Blues
6th JULY 2015
THE PURCELL ROOM
Royal Festival Hall, London
From traditional 1920's Greek Blues to 'Nu Rembetika' and remakes of classic rembetika with a massive contemporary twist.
"a charismatic leader with a voice of majestic power" The Guardian
Featuring Nick Cohen , Francesca Rogerson, Arden Hart, Winston Clifford
special guest for the July gigs : maestro Oud player from Greece - Alekos Vretos
REMBETIKA AND BEYOND- a journey into the Greek Blues. CONCERT
14 October 2014 at The Millfield Theatre London - 7.45pm
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28 Oct 2014 at Brighton Komedia - 8pm
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Led by Martha D Lewis and Eve Polycarpou with special guest singers and musicians, this show is "an evocative and nostalgic musical celebration of music from 1920's- 1950's and beyond" "Not to be missed" Time Out
MY SWEET CANARY- feature film documentary
6th November 2014. UK Premiere Cineworld, EnfieldIn aid of the Leukaemia Cancer Society
From Friday 7th November 2014. Selected Cineworld Cinemas, London, Birmingham, Manchester and Brighton
The award winning globally released feature film documentary My Sweet Canary is the story of Roza Eskenazy, the first lady of the Greek Blues - the Queen of Rembetiko. Roza's music shaped the soundtrack of the region for almost a century , she sang the way she lived, with passion, fire and love.
HOMAGE TO ROZA - CD LAUNCH AND CONCERT
23 November 2014 at Kings Place London for the EFG London Jazz Festival
The final event in the trilogy is the much- anticipated ‘Homage to Roza’ CD launch and showcase by Martha D Lewis at Kings Place , London for the London Jazz Festival 23rd Nov 2014. Featuring contemporary remakes of some classic Rembetiko songs by Eskenazy, this album provides a stimulating contribution to the margins and borders of world music.
In concert Martha is joined by top class musicians from the Jazz and World music scene to reinterpret this genre for a new audience.