Author Archives: Nigel Fitzmaurice

Andy J

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It was great to welcome Andy J to Stepping Out on Phoenix FM.

Andy J is a multi talented Essex based singer. He started his career doing karaoke before competing in such competitions like the Hard Rock Cafe rounds.

He is established as varied voice likened to Ronan Keating, Robbie Williams, Westlife and Michael Buble.

I saw Andy working and thought wow – great voice, great music, and brilliant singing

Andy has performed at the highest level and would love to be asked to perform for weddings, at clubs and more. He is also interested in getting into radio.

A great talent.

Listen again to the interview below…

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The Tina Turner Experience

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Nigel had the pleasure of The Tina Turner Experience in on his new Stepping Out Show on Sunday.
A brilliant chat with Julie about her long career starting with ballet and now The Tina Turner Experience, with concerts coming up in Harlow, Felixstowe and Basildon.
Starring Miss Julie Nevada, one of the World’s leading Tina Turner impersonators, Julie has studied Tina’s dance moves, her facial expressions and her voice for many years. Put this together with her fantastic nine piece live band The Vintage Corporation, and her fabulous dance troupe The Ultimate Dance Co., it makes a show well worth booking for a great night’s entertainment.
Listen again to the interview below.
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JoJo Desmond

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JoJo Desmond is the Support Artist for the Three Degrees UK Tour.
Nigel was pleased to catch up with her at the Princess Theatre earlier this month whilst she supported the Three Degrees.
Nigel spoke to her at the event itself and also did a telephone interview for Phoenix FM which was played out this Wednesday 13th April.
She spoke about her new album Studio 54 and she was the featured album for Stepping Out.

Her Album is soulful, bluesy and a must buy.

JoJo will stay in touch and is performing at the Jazz Cafe in London late Summer

A great talent

Listen again to the interview below…

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Tarrin

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Tarrin visited us on Stepping Out last Wednesday 10 to Midnight.

They played live at least 6 tracks including Sunday Girl.
Tarrin are a Romford duo and have a good reputation and followers and showed how good they are

Thank you again Tarrin

Great interview and live set

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Suprema

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Nigel spoke with Suprema, The Ultimate Motown Covers Band about their career to date and performances.

Listen again below:

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Helen Scott of the Three Degrees

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Currently celebrating 50 years in the business, the Three Degrees have recently announced the release of their first new studio album in twenty five years.

Recorded with a full band and orchestra at Down In Deep Studios in Atlanta, USA, “Strategy (Our Tribute To Philadelphia)” comes out on 4 March on SoulMusic Records and features the trio’s own very personal tribute to timeless Philadelphia classics such as “Love Train”, “Disco Inferno”, “Me & Mr. Jones” and many more.

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The Three Degrees, with Helen Scott (right)

Nigel Fitzmaurice spoke to Helen Scott about the history of the band and what they’re up to now.

You can catch the Three Degrees on their UK tour in the spring – they’ll be visiting Essex to play at the Princess Theatre on 2 April. For more details visit the band’s website at thethreedegrees.com.

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