With a passion for soul and jazz, Boogie2Night are a new high tech duo of drums, vocals and professionally recorded backing tracks with PA.
Drummer Russ and singer Nanette have worked together and independently with celebrities like Pet Clarke, Sasha Distel, Grace Kennedy, Helen Shapiro and Leo Sayer at top venues as shown on the profile page. We have appeared on many TV programmes like Top Of the Pops in the UK, and other music shows in Holland, Germany and South Africa not to mention BBC Radio 1 and 2 sessions.
BBC Radio's Jazz Soloist of the Year Award
Long acknowledged by industry insiders as one of the best singers in UK Tony Cummings, Cross Rhythms.
The next Randy Crawford Derek Jewell, Sunday Times
Nanette, a professional singer since the age of sixteen, has travelled all over the world fulfilling professional engagements at venues including The Royal Festival Hall and The Royal Albert Hall. She has sessioned at many state of the art studios like Abbey Road and Whitfield Street and has supported Cliff Richard, commissioned and toured with Gloria Gaynor, done T.Vs with Dana and been part of the Cannon and Ball show. She has gained a reputation as a vocal coach for Christian Artistes in Poland, South Africa and The United States and her songwriting credits include Helen Shapiro.
Russs early career included work as a drummer on the chart topping hits Now is the time and I'll go where the music takes me with Jimmy James and the Vagabonds in 1976.He has worked as a session musician in such studios as Real World, The Manor, The Hit Factory, The Town House, R.G.Jones and Top of the Pops with many of the finest producers in the business and now has a recording studio of his own.
As a songwriter he has a platinum disc for 'Whatever You Need' (co written with Harriet Roberts) which has appeared on three TINA TURNER albums. He has also written two tracks for GLORIA GAYNOR also co written with Harriet.
Places they have worked
The Hilton, park lane
The Dorchester park lane
The London Palladium
The Empire leicester square
The Platform morecambe
Cafe Royale regent street
Ronnie Scotts soho
The Grand theatre blackpool
The Albert Hall Knightsbridge
The Royal Festival hall south bank
The NEC Brirmingham
St David's Hall Cardiff
We have both been resident at venues in Covent Garden and Baileys Watford
Together we have toured with Gloria Gaynor.
Set List Includes
Jazz, Disco, Motown, Musical, Pop, Rock, Soul & RnB, Please Ask if you want to view a full set list.