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Maverick Sabre, Jazz Café

Maverick Sabre, Jazz Café

A smart young singer with a distinctive voice makes his mark

Maverick Sabre: Reggae and soul from Stoke Newington via County Wexford© 2010 Wayne Fox

Until a few weeks ago, I’d never heard of Maverick Sabre. Then I saw his weird potato-face looks and heard his utterly distinctive voice on Later... With Jools Holland, and was intrigued; thus I found myself last night at the Jazz Café in a sold-out crowd at his biggest London headlining gig, and I was impressed. He’s quite something.

Until a few weeks ago, I’d never heard of Maverick Sabre. Then I saw his weird potato-face looks and heard his utterly distinctive voice on Later... With Jools Holland, and was intrigued; thus I found myself last night at the Jazz Café in a sold-out crowd at his biggest London headlining gig, and I was impressed. He’s quite something.

One of the most compelling aspects of this show was Maverick Sabre's mouth. It is the most beautiful and elegant thing

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