Pop Brixton

Tomorrow's Warriors: Kasia Konstance

Kasia Konstance

For this series at Pop Brixton, Tomorrow’s Warriors presents some of their brightest emerging artists. Tomorrow's Warriors is a leading talent development agency, creative producer, music educator and consultancy specialising in jazz. They've proved a crucial development platform for many of the artists being celebrated on the international jazz scene – Shabaka Hutchings and Sons Of Kemet, Moses Boyd, Nubya Garcia, Cassie Kinoshi and Nérija, Femi Koleoso and Ezra Collective, Binker Golding, Cherise Adams-Burnett, Eska, Denys Baptiste, Soweto Kinch, Zara McFarlane, and so many more.

Kasia Konstance is a Polish-born singer and flautist whose music draws on soul, jazz and pop. As a member of Tomorrow’s Warriors Female Frontline, Kasia has performed at Field Day, Love Supreme and Brainchild Festival as well as prestigious music venues such as the Royal Albert Hall and during EFG London Jazz Festival at Cadogan Hall supporting Monty Alexander.

Kasia grew up in a musical family and began her career aged 8 playing lead roles in productions at the Musical Theatre in her hometown Lublin. While taking part in various jazz workshop, Kasia fell in love with jazz and soul, and early influences Ella Fitzgerald, Blossom Dearie, Stevie Wonder and Lauryn Hill remain a source of inspiration today. She has taken part in (and won several awards) in numerous national and international singing competitions. She has also appeared on television numerous times, including on ‘The Voice’ in Poland, and more recently as a backing vocalist on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’. She has also produced and appeared on radio shows for Worldwide FM and Threads Radio.

Line up:

Kasia Konstance (voice, flute), Jelly Cleaver (guitar), Amy Gadiaga (bass), Allexa Nava (alto saxophone), Jonah Grimbly-Larrington (piano), Harry Ling (drums).

Set Times:

7.00-7.45pm DJ Jelly on the Plates
7.45-8.30pm Kasia Konstance
8.30-8.50pm DJ Jelly on the Plates
8.50-9.35pm Kasia Konstance
9.35-10.00pm DJ Jelly on the Plates