• AWESOME!!!! Style and lot's of Soul!!!
    – Candid Jazz
  • Emma deserves her recognition as one of the leading Jazz singers in the South West
    – Sarah McConnaughie
  • An Excellent Debut Album
    – BBC Radio Bristol
  • Emma has a powerful and distinctive voice.
    – Al Morrison
  • An excellent vocal performance, It was a revelation when Emma sang.
    – Venue Magazine
  • Emma has Great Jazz feel and timing.
    – Tony Roberts
  • Jazz isn't dead, long live songs sung beautifully.
    – Derby Jazz
  • Emma brings a vitality and rawness to her material. Her bluesy, gospel style has won her an avid audience.
    – The Fat Cat Jazz Club
  • A superb Voice
    – Tina May
  • With a voice like that, we hope Emma will be on the scene for a very long time to come.
    – Radio Frome FM

Emma Harris Jazz Collective

A collection of highly acclaimed jazz musicians from the UK Jazz scene.

Emma has joined forces with maverick pianist John Law and Italian drummer Paolo Adamo to bring you some truly fresh and imaginative renditions of Jazz Standards. The band are available for bookings in London and across the Southwest. They perform as a duo, trio or full band with horns. 

Their repertoire includes a diverse mix of songs from the sultry, smokey blues of Sarah Vaughn's 'Black Coffee' to the high speed swing of Ellington's 'Take the A Train'.

From the Soulful, Gospel tones of 'God Bless The Child' to their tango version of 'Comes Love' and beautiful rendition of 'Nature Boy'. Emma's captivating vocals are silky smooth and her Ellaesque style lifts age old standards into a whole new dimension demonstrating a rare ease and flair for improvisation.

John Law (Piano)

John started out playing classical piano at he age of four and went on to study at the Royal Academy of Music before turning to Jazz in 1986. John has been described as:

"One of Europe's most adventurous players" Jazzwise

One of the UK’s most imaginative and versatile jazz pianists" International Piano May/June 2014 

“A formidable improviser, with a pianistic resourcefulness that could be compared to Jarrett without exaggeration" Jazz UK Magazine 

"An interesting and highly gifted maverick musician"  Alfred Brendel


Paolo Adamo (Drums)

Born and raised in Gubbio (Umbria, Italy) Paolo gigged around Italy and at European Jazz Festivals such as 'Jazz Puzzle' in Belgium before moving to Bristol a few short years ago. He is now in high demand for his jazz drumming