CONTEMPORARY JAZZ

Amelia Hope is an experienced vocal performer and songwriter based in London. She is well into her jazz, soul, funk and blues combining big band elements with ear-friendly melodies to create commercially viable sounds.

 

With experience in various genres, Amelia has also written the top line of a number of electronic tunes as part of collaboration projects with various producers; some of which were signed and published by record labels across the globe: I.M. Red Trance Digital, Unearthed Records, Milk Records and SIXTYSEVENSUNS.

 

Focusing on her music career in London, Amelia is managed by Alive Network, UK with her duo project with guitarist Yur Yesli, under the name "Plus One" and can be frequently seen performing all around London, the UK and Europe for various functions, events, festivals and jamming nights. Writing songs with jazz chords in mind, on which she could lay her soulful colours, she aims to keep her audience happy by delivering catchy tunes. This will be reflected in her upcoming neo-soul/RnB/contemporary jazz album which she is currently co-writing with Dimitris Dimopoulos who has had a No. 1 in the UK Soul Charts with his latest production, "Sparkle" by Sulene Fleming, singer of renowned band, 'The Brand New Heavies'.

 

Amelia is also a London private vocal coach with a 'not-one-rule-for-all' policy, stressing the importance of a tailor-made approach to suit the client's sound, vocal needs & style by using sets of different techniques for the students' personal benefit.

 

In 2015, Amelia obtained a Diploma in Songwriting from BIMM London, accredited by the University of West London.

 

Amelia can be seen performing around Chelsea, Southbank and Central London on a weekly basis. She has performed in legendary music venues such as The Troubadour (a historic live music venue that has hosted performances from several big names; including Adele and Ed Sheeren), The Borderline in Soho (a venue opened in the late 1980s, where R.E.M, Rage Against the Machine, PJ Harvey, Oasis and Eric Clapton have all graced its stage), Boisdale in Canary Wharf (described as “London’s No 1 jazz venue” by Tatler Magazine and having renowned Jools Holland as the Patron of Music) and Primo Bar (winner of the Time Out London Love award 'Best Music Venue' and Runner up in 'Most Loved Bar or Pub Award')!

 

She was recently offered a regular contract for Sunday lunch performances at the renowned Mondrian Hotel, Sea Containers Restaurant in Southbank (home of the Best Cocktail Bar in the World).

 

Top career highlights to date:

  1. performing a three-hour jazz set for Grammy-nominated artist, Joseph Calleja;

  2. being invited to perform at the 2018 Jazz Festival in Ealing, London showcasing some of her newest, original tunes with Keith Waithe and the Macusi Players on the main stage, at prime time (between the two main acts of the night, i.e., just after Best Jazz Vocalist 2018, Zara McFarlane and right before Afro-beat pioneer, Tony Allen).