Richard Navarro

Richard Navarro

BandPopSinger/Songwriter

UK singer, writer and bandleader mixing killer melodies and lyrics with soul sensibility and swing. Live looping brings vocals, brass, strings and percussion into the set. 2012: support slots for Joan Armatrading/James Taylor, BBC R2 documentary and debut EP co-produced with Alt-J's Charlie Andrew.

Biography

Richard Navarro is a captivating performer both solo and with his band, Richard uses a range of instruments and live looping to bring layers of vocals, brass, strings and percussion into his set.

Richard's debut release (October 2012) is co-produced with Mercury-nominated producer Charlie Andrew (Alt-J, Madness) and in 2013 Richard will be featured in a Radio 2 documentary entitled 'Joan's Songwriters' which documents his experiences supporting Joan Armatrading on her recent UK tour.

The album 'Along the Lines', containing tracks already playlisted on BBC local radio, will be released independently in December 2012.

Here are a few things people have said...

"Your performance was truly exceptional. One of the best performances I have ever seen. Feedback from those that attended was great."
Keith Holland, Manager, Googies Art Cafe

"A wonderful voice" Susan Marling, BBC Radio 2

"Classy"
Robert Plant, Led Zeppelin

'A great gig. People really enjoyed the show"
Alex Kerr-Wilson, Discovery Talent

"Richard is an outstanding performer, with a unique sound that moves from the epic soundtrack to the intimate with ease"
Bern Leckie, Chill Radio

"Deeply talented"
Fiona Green, Promoter at The Troubadour, London

Discography

'Along the Lines' (2012)