Jess Blatchley is a renowned and experienced singer who has worked extensively throughout the UK as well as abroad. A graduate of the prestigious Purcell School of Music she has collaborated with many talented musicians over the years and has appeared on several jazz festival stages (Cheltenham Jazz Festival, Ealing Jazz Festival, Cheltenham Christian Arts Festival), as well as holding residencies in a number of London restaurants before relocating with her family to Cheltenham in 2011. As well as Festival work, Jess is in high demand all over the UK for weddings, parties, restaurants and bars, corporate and Hotel events and she is regular guest vocalist with Cheltenham-based Big Band, “Crescendo”.
Andy Rushton is an enormously talented and versatile musician, who plays multiple instruments. As a guitarist he studied with Stuart Hall and John Paricelli. He has worked with several well known musicians including Jake Issacs and Carrie and David Grant. Andy is in very high demand and performs with many local jazz musicians, as well as touring in 2017 /18 with “I’m Sorry I’ll Read That Again” live comedy show.
“We recently booked Jess and Andy for a Wedding Suppliers Night and our Spa Members Summer Party at the Greenway. They provided a fantastic service for us, and gave us the perfect background music for both events. We have also had wonderful comments from our guests saying how brilliant the entertainment was! I would 100% recommend them for any event – they are reliable and also super friendly too. (Alex Jones-Cook, Wedding and Events Manager, The Greenway Hotel and Spa, Shurdington.)
“We had great feedback from the dinner last night and our guests really enjoyed the music…..Thank you!....We will keep you in mind for any of our future events.” (Meeting and Events Executive, ILEC Conference Centre, Ibis Hotel, London)
"As well as a good home following, they attracted a discerning, enthusiastic new crowd. No brainer - we invited them two years running." (Nikki Seville, Project Leader, Cheltenham Christian Arts Festival)
“Jess sings with the aplomb of the seasoned professional that she is. Her technique is surpassed only by her passion in delivery to wow and captivate her audiences.” (Lloyd Wade, Soul singer - featured on Eliza Doolittle’s hit number “Pack Up Your Troubles”)
“Jess Blatchley is a beautiful singer - an inspirational and true musician. Jess does to songs what clotted cream does to a half decent scone!” (Richard Allain, composer - many BBC broadcasting credits, and works performed throughout the UK and abroad, including the BBC proms)
“We have heard JAZZ ROUGE perform at various venues and have found them to be consummate professionals who bring warmth to every performance with a large repertoire to suit all tastes. We love everything they do.” (Local Business owner, Cheltenham)
“A special thank you for your involvement in our wedding. People are still talking about your singing which was delightful and a real highlight in the Church. Thank you also for creating such a lovely atmosphere at the reception afterwards.” (Customer, Cheltenham)