Performing I’m an experienced jazz and classically trained flautist regularly performing with a variety of local and visiting musicians (see Live Music & Events). Most recently I’ve played with Hamer & Isaacs gypsy swing band and The Sterrys as well as being involved with a number of local events, including Malborough Amateur Dramatics Pantomime and Hope for Howard. I am also available to perform solo on the … Continue reading Hannah Sterry: Jazz Flautist
Recently, I was lucky enough to perform with half of Hamer & Isaacs gypsy swing band at the Red Lion in Newquay and thought I’d share my favourite moments from the evening with you, so here goes… 5 favourite moments from The Red Lion gig: Performing music with some wonderful people and smiling through every minute! Howard Kahn‘s (bassist) brief moment of crazy dancing to … Continue reading Gypsy Swing at the Red Lion in Newquay
Hello! I’ve decided to release a few flute pieces (and a short harp cover) on bandcamp! You can download them all for free or, if you really like them, can name your price! Just click below to have a listen and download! Let me know what you think in the comments! 🙂 Continue reading Download “Soundtracks and Silhouettes” Free
If you’re here for the musical goings-on, you might want to head over to the facebook page, which I’ll be updating with new compositions, photos and all of my musical activity! There are lots of things to look forward to in the next few months, so here’s a quick list of everything that’s happening! ~ The List of Exciting Things ~ July 28th It’s my … Continue reading The List of Exciting Things!
It’s scary posting music in a public space, but this afternoon I decided to record a world-jazz-funk-fusion version of Summertime by George Gershwin and thought it’d be nice to share. The aim of this really was just to create something that I was happy with, within a deadline of a few hours and to build confidence. I’ve been quite self conscious about singing solo since secondary school … Continue reading Summertime: The world-jazz-funk-fusion version!
It was a lazy afternoon in Plymouth, so I decided to record a little jazz video with my boyfriend and this is how it turned out! Let me know what you think! 🙂 Flute: Hannah Sterry (me) Piano: Howard Kahn Elsewhere on the internet: Twitter: http://twitter.com/HannahSterry Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/HannahSterryMusic Continue reading Summertime: Jazz Flute Version by Hannah Sterry
Hello! I am now “Plymouth’s top jazz flautist” according to twitter. I know this because I am probably the only jazz flautist in the whole of South Devon (with the exception of my dad, who often prefers to play saxophone). This post is a bit of everything – music I’ve recorded, pictures from the past year’s worth of gigs and news of gigs to come and … Continue reading Life as a Jazz Flautist in Devon: Chapter One
Here’s a little video of Hamer & Isaacs gypsy swing band playing at the White Horse Inn in December! I was lucky enough to guest with them and Steve Jenner (guitarist) that evening and had a great evening of jazz, meeting new people and friendly banter! 🙂 At the time the landlord was running a 12 days of Christmas event which led to this brilliantly … Continue reading Crazy Rhythm with Hamer & Isaacs Gypsy Swing Band
Life, The Universe and Everything… Open University coursework, music exams and life just carrying on as normal and have meant I’ve been desperately trying to meet deadlines (and not blogging much recently). This means that the cartoons have taken a bit of a hit, but the music keeps going! Last Friday’s Gig with Hamer & Isaacs We were playing at the Hermitage in Kingsbridge and … Continue reading Music News: Ansa Back, Hamer & Isaacs, Life, The Universe and Everything.