EFG London Jazz Festival 2019

Hakan Basar Trio

Ubuntu Music Presents

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£10.00

Friday 15 th November Show Time 1:00pm / Doors Open 12:00pm

Hakan Basar is an exceptionally gifted 15-year-old Turkish piano wunderkind who makes his international debut at this year’s London Jazz Festival. Performing with his trio,...

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Steve Williamson Experience

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£25.00

Friday 15 th November

Catch the legendary saxophonist as he performs with Steve Williamson Trio and young jazz string quartet StringTing to create a compelling musical experience. If you could listen to...

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Tomorrow's Warriors 'Bustin Outacube'

Late Night Jam Session

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£8.00

4 shows in Nov

Tomorrow’s Warriors take over the PizzaExpress late nights with jam sessions led by the next generation of fresh young talent from this iconic UK jazz organisation. For more...

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Tessa Souter Quartet

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

£25.00

Fri 15 th Nov - Sat 16 th Nov

“Must-see.” Time Out New York. Tessa Souter, whose last two albums made the Sunday Times Jazz CD of the Year Top Ten, sounds gorgeous on the jazz classics, but...

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Alyn Shipton's New Orleans Friends with Adrian Cox

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£20.00

Saturday 16 th November Show Time 1:00pm / Doors Open 12:00pm

Playing the music of New Orleans both secular and sacred, this band consists of musicians who have all spent time learning from the older generation of Crescent City players, and...

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Raul Midón

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£35.00

Saturday 16 th November

Raul Midón’s LJF performance will include original compositions from his 20+ year career as a solo artist, and will feature selections from his two most recent,...

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Carmen Souza

£15.00

Fri 15 th Nov - Sun 17 th Nov

Carmen Souza celebrates the life and music of emblematic pianist Horace Silver in her new album ‘The Silver Messengers’. After critically acclaimed versions...

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John Scofield & Jon Cleary

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£55.00

Sunday 17 th November

A rare chance to see two great festival names in an intimate duo setting, as legendary guitarist John Scofield joins forces with celebrated blues singer-pianist Jon...

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Andreas Schaerer & Luciano Biondini

La Scintilla Nell’Ombra

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

£15.00

Tuesday 19 th November Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

Like a spark in the dark – or 'La Scintilla Nell?Ombra': The accordion by the Italian Luciano Biondini and the voice of the Swiss singer and mouth percussionist Andreas...

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Marcia Ball

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

£30.00

Sunday 17 th November

“Fifty years have passed in a flash,” says Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist, songwriter and vocalist Marcia Ball of her long and storied career. Ball, the 2018...

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Emmet Cohen Trio with special guest Veronica Swift

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

£25.00

Sunday 17 th November Show Time 8:00pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is one of his generation’s pivotal artistic figures, with Downbeat praising his "nimble touch, measured stride and...

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David Helbock

‘Playing John Williams’

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Monday 18 th November Show Time 1:00pm / Doors Open 12:00pm

Award-winning Austrian pianist David Helbock presents music from his new solo piano record, celebrating the music of film composer John Williams. Blockbuster themes like...

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Emmet Cohen Trio

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£18.00

Monday 18 th November Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is one of his generation’s pivotal artistic figures, with Downbeat praising his "nimble touch, measured stride and...

Free Lunch Shows during the EFG London Jazz Festival 2019

For the 6th year running, PizzaExpress Jazz Club presents free lunch shows from Monday to Friday during the EFG London Jazz Festival. The fantastic line-up of artists this year includes Dean Street favourite Carmen Souza, David Halbock and Sam Leak.

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Luca Manning & Fergus McCreadie

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

£12.00

Monday 18 th November Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 7:00pm

Luca Manning is an award winning Jazz vocalist from Glasgow, voted as 'Rising Star' in the 2018 Scottish Jazz Awards. Luca Manning is an award-winning Jazz vocalist and...

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Andrea Di Biase’s 'Escape Hatch'

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Tuesday 19 th November Show Time 1:00pm / Doors Open 12:00pm

Created by bassist Andrea Di Biase, the trio explores a large variety of musical landscapes with verve and originality: influences from classical composers such as...

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Patricia Barber Trio

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£35.00

Tuesday 19 th November Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

Patricia Barber makes her return to Dean Street, and will be performing many of her original compositions, including ‘Artsongs’ from her latest song cycle...

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Adrian Utley plays Grant Green + Albuca

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

£25.00

Wednesday 20 th November Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

Adrian Utley is a multi-talented guitarist, producer, composer and one of the founding members of iconic Bristol band, Portishead. In this special EFG London Jazz Festival...

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Pannonica with Zoe Gilby

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

£15.00

Tuesday 19 th November Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 7:00pm

Performing lyrical interpretations of the quirky, complex compositions from the legendary pianist and composer, Thelonious Monk. Originally inspired by the 1988 Carmen McRae album...

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Aubin Vanns

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Wednesday 20 th November Show Time 1:00pm / Doors Open 12:00pm

Guitarist Aubin Vanns plays music from his recent album release, ‘Opera’. Each composition is a song without words, coloured by evocative harmony and textural...

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Dick Oatts

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£25.00

Wednesday 20 th November

Dick Oatts, the legendary alto player and artistic director of the iconic Village Vanguard Orchestra New York, appears with a powerfully creative quartet. He is equally...

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Georgia Cécile

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

£15.00

Wednesday 20 th November Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 7:00pm

Scotland’s Georgia Cécile is at the helm of the new wave of Scottish Jazz. Voted 'Best Vocalist' at the 2019 Scottish Jazz Awards and tipped as 'One To Watch in 2019'...

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Sam Leak Trio

presents 'The Craft of Sound'

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Thursday 21 st November Show Time 1:00pm / Doors Open 12:00pm

Contemporary jazz with a gospel-tinged, and folk-inspired, freedom and abandon. Conjuring up the joy and emotion typified by Paul Bley and Keith Jarrett's trios, a sense of the...

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John Law’s 'Re-Creations'

Album Launch

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£18.00

Thursday 21 st November Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

John Law presents his quartet project playing well known tunes from the worlds of jazz pop, and occasionally classical; featuring Parliamentary Jazz Award winner...

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Kassa Overall

Part of the HeadsUp series

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£12.00

Thursday 21 st November Show Time 11:55pm / Doors Open 11:30pm

Time Out describes Kassa Overall as “a Renaissance man: part chopsy, super-funky jazz drummer, and part rising producer-MC.” Kassa's debut album, “Go Get Ice...

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Vanessa Rubin featuring Danny Grissett

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

£27.00

Thu 21 st Nov - Sat 23 rd Nov

Vanessa Rubin is revered as one of the great jazz vocalists in the world today. She possesses a voice hailed for crystalline clarity, hearth-like warmth and sass. She...

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Sue Rynhart and Huw Warren

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Friday 22 nd November Show Time 1:00pm / Doors Open 12:00pm

Award-winning Welsh pianist Huw Warren and up-and-coming Irish vocalist Sue Rynhart have joined forces to create a slew of originals, and strange but wonderful ‘takes’...

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Transglobal Underground

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£30.00

Friday 22 nd November

There are few acts in the UK with as strong an influence, as complex a legacy, and as mysteriously legendary as Transglobal Underground ; even trying to describe what it was has...

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Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra with Mads Mathias

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£25.00

Saturday 23 rd November Show Time 1:00pm / Doors Open 12:00pm

Dean Street favourite, singer Mads Mathias joins forces with the Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra in a celebration of the music of the great Nat King Cole, in what would have...

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Moutin Factory Quintet 'Mythical River'

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£25.00

Saturday 23 rd November

Returning from a tour along the Mississippi, twins Louis Moutin (drums) and Francois Moutin (bass) created the Moutin Factory Quintet’s third album 'Mythical River', a...

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Lorne Lofsky/Lauren Bush 'The Chet Stream'

A Tribute to Chet Baker

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£18.00

Sunday 24 th November Show Time 1:00pm / Doors Open 12:00pm

Internationally recognized jazz guitarist Lorne Lofsky and U.K.-based jazz vocalist Lauren Bush celebrate the life of the late jazz trumpet icon, Chet Baker, with a performance of...

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Eddie Gomez Quintet

with Special Guests Italian Tenors, Marco Pignataro & Renato D'Aiello

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£25.00

Sunday 24 th November

A world-renowned bassist, Gomez has been on the cutting edge of music for more than four decades. His impressive resume includes performances with jazz giants such as Miles...

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Anita Wardell

celebrates the music of Betty “Bebop” Carter

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

£15.00

Sunday 24 th November Show Time 8:00pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

Betty Carter (May16 1930- September 28th 1998) "an amazing vocal improvising singer and interpreter of lyrics and melodies and an inspiration to so many aspiring jazz vocalists-...