Softly, just like a cat, Nubya Garcia stepped on the Ronnie Scott’s stage recently, infusing an already expectant room with a touch of magic.

I am a great fan of the saxophone so I was really looking forward to hearing Miss Garcia. The JazzFM Award “Breakthrough Act of the Year” winner did not let anyone down; on the contrary, she shone bright!

On a very busy and crowded Soho night in London, my favourite bar seat already taken at Ronnies, I made my way to another one, squashed between a very young Garcia fan who kept on drinking through a straw making the strangest noises and a man who felt the need to stretch his legs in the middle of the show and in doing so completely obliterating my view of the stage.   A pat on his back and he would sit down again.

Read the full review on the JazzinEurope website