New York Jazz Icon's Series

"Celebrating New Yorks Iconic Jazz pianist and composer Bruce Barth"

Bruce Barth Trio Plus Guests

Deeply rooted in the jazz tradition, Bruce Barth is without doubt one of the great jazz pianists and composers of the present day, and his music reflects the depth and breadth of his life and musical experiences. He has had extended collaborations with Tony Bennett, Terell Staord, Luciana Souza, Steve Wilson and David Sa?nchez and was a member of the Terence Blanchard Quintet. In 1992, Bruce played piano on-screen in Spike Lee’s Malcolm X. Terell Stafford, Luciana Souza, and Karrin Allyson and David Sanchez. And he has performed with James Moody, Phil Woods, Freddie Hubbard, Tom Harrell, Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Art Farmer, Victor Lewis, John Patitucci, Lewis Nash, and the Mingus Big Band.

New York Jazz Icon's Series at PizzaExpress

Bruce Barth Trio plus special guest Jim Gold

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£27.00

Friday 3 rd September Show Time 8:00pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

Bruce is joined tonight exceptionally talented rising star alto saxophonist Jim Gold, and long-time musical collaborators and friends Mark Hodgson on bass and Stephen Keogh on...

New York Jazz Icon's Series at PizzaExpress

Bruce Barth with Nel Begley

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£20.00

Saturday 4 th September Show Time 1:30pm / Doors Open 12:00pm

The first set shines a light on Bruce's trio music and will include original compositions and standards. In a review in the Newark Star-Ledger, Zan Stewart writes, “No one...

New York Jazz Icon's Series at PizzaExpress

Bruce Barth Trio with Special guest Jim Mullen

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

£27.00

Saturday 4 th September Show Time 8:00pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

Jazz pianist and composer Bruce Barth has been sharing his music with listeners the world over for more than three decades. Deeply rooted in the jazz tradition, his music reflects...

GMF Jazz Vocal Workshops

SEPTEMBER 4TH - 10.00AM - 12.00PM

Part 1. Vocal Freedom with Nel Begley 

Finding vocal freedom through the body, exploring how good posture and movement affects the voice and enables us to feel and internalise pulse. These sessions will cover vocal improvisation, body percussion and a range of games to free your voice and mind! For singers and 'non-singers' alike. Nel is an experienced singer and performer who loves collaborating with other artists. She graduated with a First from Leeds College of Music where she studied Jazz under the tutelage of Lauren Kinsella. She has performed with numerous projects covering a wide range of styles and genres including jazz, close harmony, pop, musical theatre and vocal improvisation. She also composes and performs her own material.

Part 2. Tina May Group Workshop and Q & A

Tina May is one of Europe’s finest jazz singers. Recognised as a musician as much as she is for being a naturally outstanding interpreter of lyrics, she is completely in command of her material in whatever setting she finds herself, be it with a big band, a trio, a string quartet or in duo with one of her favourite pianists. This an opportunity to learn from someone who has all the experience of a true professional and has played and recorded with many of the best, and traveled the world several times over.

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