Future Groove is a London based rare groove psychedelic jazz funk force to be reckoned with fronted by the rare vocal talent of Helen McDonald.
Future Groove is the embodiment of singer songwriter Helen’s musical vision.
Helen McDonald– has performed with the late great Gill Scott-Heron, Jean Toussaint, Jason Yarde, Robert Mitchell and Omar Puento.Helen has been describe by the Jazz publication Straight No Chaser as having an, “outstanding passionate voice.” “… Helen is a brilliant Jazz singer who is rightly regarded as one of the very best of the new generation of Jazz Vocalists… “Alan Cross of the ‘BIRMINGHAM MAIL
Leslee Booth -Bass. A first call bassist who has performed internationally and has toured with soul legends Gloria Gaynor, Billy Eckstine and Freda Payne.
Paul Zimmerman – Drums. Paul has toured Europe and supported afro beat luminaries Seun Kuti and Egypt 80.
Sue Lynch -Tenor Sax/Flute. Toured with The Happy End Big Band. Currently performs with ‘Hogcallin’ an 8 piece band, playing the music of Charles Mingus’, with John Edwards, Steve Noble, Helen McDonald. Sue Lynch runs the Horse Improvised Club with Adam Bohman and is a member of The Remote Viewers. http://suelynch.wordpress.com/
Yul Emirali – keys/piano. Yul has had many long running piano residencies in the West End and London. He has played at the London Jazz Festival and has produced two albums. “Freaky and bewildering mix of modern jazz drawing on freeform and funk sources.” John Lewis (Timeout London)