8 piece jazz-folk group from Brighton playing original music by

composer, arranger and instrumentalist Hilary Burt.

Music for the soul”

— Imogen Ryall, Latest TV

Hilary Burt's Blue Calluna album artwork

Step Off And Fly

Our 2018 album is available on Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify and other established distribution outlets. Visit our Music page and you can also be redirected to Bandcamp to listen and purchase..

Music that matters”

Hilary writes vocal-led story-songs sung by Lucy Pickering as well as exciting jazz-influenced instrumentals. She explores themes of new beginnings, mindfulness, change, celebration and loss. Her music has one foot in the late 60s-early 70s and one foot firmly in the present day.

Songs on the album range from the funky, upbeat Mojo, to the re-imagined and jazz reharmonised Eleanor Rigby and Big Yellow Taxi; from the soulful anthem on mindfulness, Just Breathe, to the Celtic sound of Grass Is Always Greener; Ingrid's Song is wonderfully lyrical and gentle while the dynamic instrumentals Sarah's Hour and Together burst through like sparkling spritzers on a hot summer's day. Lots of variety but all containing Hilary Burt's hallmark sound.

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Hilary Burt's Blue Calluna jump into spring!

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Brighton Unitarian Church, New Road, Brighton, BN1 1UF

Celebrate the arrival of spring with Hilary Burt's Blue Calluna. They will be playing music from their album Step Off And Fly plus a few new numbers. Doors will open at 7.30 and music will start at around 8.15pm. £10 admission. Buy here or in person from Hilary Burt or Mark Bassey. Tickets will also be available on the door.

thoughtful, innovative, contemporary ”
I was utterly mesmerised by the whole evening!”
the music has human warmth and strength”

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