Niki King Sings First Take: The Music of Roberta Flack
We're working on it! Meanwhile, check out the upcoming Scottish Jazz Weekend programme here!
First Take was the debut album for legendary jazz/soul singer and pianist, Roberta Flack. Recorded in 1969 (apparently in just 10 hours), it reached number 1 in the charts after jazz fan, Clint Eastwood featured the now classic song, “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” on the soundtrack to “Play Misty For Me”. It’s music that vocalist Niki King is passionate about and she’s put together a special band with an international line-up, including harp and strings. They’ll play all of the songs and arrangements from this iconic album, alongside a choice selection of early recordings including; “Until It’s Time For You To Go”, “Reverend Lee”, “Compared To What”, “Killing Me Softly” and “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”.