It has to be said I was a bit worried about doing a live gig for a Jazz musician, not because I don;t like jazz because I do. My main worry was I have never see this guy perform before and thought it wasn’t going to be exciting to photograph… BOY WAS I WRONG!!!
This guy knows how to entertain a crowd, seriously! I have never seen a pop/jazz artist jump into the crowd stand on his piano and shout let me here you scream… it was like working on a rock set.
My favourite bit of this gig was it was intimate, only 100 people in the house.
As part of Xfm Presents…. with Ford SYNC, Lewis Watson performed a very intimate gig in front of just 30 people.
The 20-year-old from Oxford gained a massive underground following based on offering up his music online – and then bolstered it by building a formidable live reputation.
His debut EP It’s Got Four Sad Songs On It BTW topped the iTunes singer-songwriter chart when it was released – outselling the likes of Adele, Madonna and Ed Sheeran – and The Wild EP has just made its way into the world.
Here are some shots from the night.
You can also check out some of the video footage of the live performance. http://vimeo.com/66716436