XJAZZ! FESTIVAL 2023
Originally from Warrington, Chelsea is a Conservatoire-trained musician who has already been part of a Mercury-nominated band - she played on SEED Ensemble’s 2019 Driftglass - and currently plays with Theon Cross, the Neue Grafik Ensemble and arranges for her own Chelsea Carmichael Ensemble. Following a performance together in May 2019 at the Total Refreshment Centre-affiliated Church of Sound with South African band The Brother Moves, Shabaka noted Chelsea’s potential and invited her to record the first release on the new label.
Chelsea Carmichael is an undeniably exciting talent.