"​..her voice is magnificent"​ - Everything Theatre

Rebecca Askew is an experienced freelance performer, composer, vocal animateur, musical director and theatre maker with a background in jazz and improvised music; she studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. 
As both a soloist and an ensemble musician, she performs in venues large and small, including ​Shakespeare's Globe, the National Theatre and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre.

As a composer and bandleader, she has toured her music to venues and festivals around the UK and abroad, including the Montreal Jazz Festival and the Linbury Theatre (Royal Opera House)She receives commissions for her work and has written and arranged many choral pieces.

Book now to see her latest project

An evening of songs and stories that celebrate female jazz composers of the twentieth century, including tales of the woman who was a key figure in shaping the sound of the big band era; the woman from south London who became one of the only three women immortalised in Art Kane’s iconic photo Great Day in Harlem and the mystery of the two Irenes. 


Thursday 2nd June 2022

at The Brunswick, Hove

Tickets available here


Tuesday 31st May 2022

Steyning Festival Big Top

Tickets available here

Both with special guest multi-instrumentalist

Charlotte Glasson

Thursday 16th December 2021

The Victorian Institute, Arundel

Saturday 16th October 2021

Shoreham Wordfest

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