Chico Chica play a highly entertaining show of original cafe jazz. Influences include tango, chanson, rumba, jazz and cabaret and are now an established fixture of the jazz and world circuit.
Barbara Snow: voice, flugelhorn, accordion and percussion
Hilary Cameron: voice, piano, flute
Tom Hannah: voice, guitar
Alison Raynor: double bass
Formed in 2010, Chico Chica released their first album Mélangerie in 2011 and toured the UK and Ireland several times. The band are regulars at festivals (including Porthcawl Jazz Festival, EFG London Jazz Festival, Canterbury Arts Festival, Rye International Jazz and Blues Festival, Teignmouth Jazz Festival, Bedford Arts Festival, Upton Jazz Festival, Rye Arts Festival, Hampton Court Flower Show and Llanelli Jazz Festival) as well as jazz clubs in and around London (including Map Cafe, St James Theatre, Crazy Coqs, The Crypt St Martins in the Field, Bull's Head, ArtsDepot, Verdi Albert Hall, Southend Jazz Club, Hawth Theatre, Cliffs Pavilion Westcliff, Jagz Ascot, The Pheasantry Chelsea and Brassarie Zedel London). Barbara Snow toured with Paul Weller, Jools Holland, Maxi Priest and The Blow Monkeys before forming Chico Chica.
Mélangerie 2011 - album
Pense à Moi 2012 - single
Ali's Song (You Won't Believe What I Have Seen) 2013 single on behalf of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders Syria Crisis Appeal
The Glow of Havana 2016 - album
Birds 2017 - album