'Softly, in the dusk, a woman is singing to me'
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'I've been writing songs since I was a teenager, and playing the piano for even longer than that, so all the songs I write begin with me sitting down at a piano and singing. It's as simple as that.'
Casson has been writing songs all her life.
Some she has performed live as a singer songwriter, or on BBC radio and TV, some she has written as scores for musicals,
or commissions for TV and stage shows.
This page is all about singing at the piano...
...where she began, making her radio debut on BBC Radio 4's Pen to Paper
whilst still a student, and later appearing on both
Pick of the Week and Stop the Week, and Word of Mouth,
singing her own specially written topical songs.
Later she formed trio Premier Cru, with cello and percussion,
playing at the Edinburgh Fringe, and as a direct result, was invited
to record several sessions for Radio 2's NightRide.
Exploring the feeling of stepping out front, for a time she was accompanied by arranger and conductor John Jansson, making a CD together, Ivory Images...
...and she has played and sung alongside multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire,
The Brannick Academy and the Favoured Few, making two more CDs along the way, one of which Tutankhamun All Wrapped Up sold 64,000 copies!
Solo once more, Casson played host to
Casson has been posting a series of short films featuring her music and lyrics, alongside the beautiful photographs of Lily Blackmore.
Catch up with them at Words & Pictures
or on her YouTube channel.
'Casson is a seasoned performer and holds it all together as she sings original songs, ....
she has a great rapport with the audience and a gorgeous voice'
...following it up
with her first solo show
which tells her part in the search for the tomb of Nefertiti
in the way she knows best - with a series of original songs inspired by the quest.
'Haunting original songs'
Hear them by clicking here.
Casson is currently recording a new set of songs,
but in the meantime, here are some originals.
... whilst gathering
a band of talented musicians around her to record
a set of her lyrical songs for