PX Records

PizzaExpress Live launched its own record label on 14th April 2023, with a mission to release albums from new and established stars alongside a selection of music from our extensive archive of live recordings, across Vinyl, CD and digital formats.

Albums released on PX Records include mainstay of the international jazz scene, Scott Hamilton, incendiary UK soul outfit Mamas Gun, genre-blurring multi-instrumentalist and producer EDBL, the hotly tipped neo-soul band Native Dancer, Jamiroquai keys player & producer Matt JohnsonBrighton based, 'Future Soul' four-piece Yakul and NYC, rising jazz star, Anaïs Reno.

Tony Kofi and Ian Shaw

'An Adventurous Dream, the Music of Billy Strayhorn & Duke Ellington' - Album Launch 24th April

Ian and Tony are joined by Barry Green, piano, and Dave Green, bass, in a celebration of the songs of two pivotal jazz giants: bandleader, pianist and composer, Duke Ellington; and the openly gay lyricist, pianist, composer and close friend of Martin Luther King and Lena Horne - Billy Strayhorn.

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Anaïs Reno

Album

Singing sensation Anaïs Reno, who has had a rapidly growing career as a singer with a love for jazz and the Great American Songbook, is joined by Jazz pianist, composer and educator Pete Malinverni. 

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Yakul

Album

Brighton-based four-piece Yakul are rapidly heading towards the forefront of the UK's thriving jazz and soul scene. Inspired by forward-thinking bands and artists such as D’Angelo, Hiatus Kaiyote, J Dilla, and Common, the group showcases the intoxicating blend of styles they describe as “Future Soul” on newly released album Yakul At PizzaExpress Live In London. Featuring a special guest appearance from MOBO-nominated saxophonist Camilla George, the twelve-track album features a rich texture of sounds and includes a selection of original compositions and covers including an assured version of Steve Lacy’s Dark Red. 

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Matt Johnson

Album

As a long-standing member of multi-million-selling soul-funk outfit Jamiroquai, the UK keyboardist, producer and composer Matt Johnson has made a name for himself as one of the leading instrumentalists on the international scene, regularly performing to huge crowds on some of the world’s most prestigious stages. Also, a much-revered solo artist, Johnson released his debut solo album With The Music in 2020.  Now, for the first time ever, Johnson has released a live album on the PX Records label on October 27th 2023. Featuring a selection of original compositions alongside compelling covers of tracks by Johnson’s musical heroes including Lonnie Liston Smith and Roy Ayers, the 7-track album was recorded at PizzaExpress Jazz Club in Soho in November 2022 and is the sixth release on PX Records label.

 

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Alyssa Bonagura

EP

Celebrated country songwriter, composer and multi-instrumentalist Alyssa Bonagura released a 3-track EP. The project features tracks from her 2016 debut album Road Less Traveled - which was named one of Apple Music’s best country albums that year - and was recorded at her sold-out performance at PizzaExpress in Holborn in November 2022.

In the world of country music, Bonagura stands out as a true force to be reckoned with. Currently balancing her ongoing successful solo career with writing sessions for the likes of Jessie James Decker, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, Caroline Jones (Zac Brown Band) and others, Bonagura has been making waves through the country music scene at some of the UK’s the biggest festivals including C2C at the O2 Arena, HIGHWAYS at the Royal Albert Hall, BST at Hyde Park opening for Billy Joel, Wembley Arena supporting Clint Black and Brian Kelley for the JAGS Country Concert, The Long Road festival, Live Nation tour with Caylee Hammack & Tenille Arts, and opening stadiums for Rod Stewart as part of the duo The Sisterhood Band with Ruby Stewart.

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edbl

Album

Artist/producer edbl is on track to become one of the UK’s most prolific collaborators. Only two years into his musical project, edbl, real name Ed Black, has released music with more than 50 artists. Completely independent until now and releasing via his own label, edbl recordings, we are delighted to announce that this live recording has now been released on PX Records.

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Native Dancer

Album

Drawing on elements from their collective experience, Native Dancer have created a sound that weaves together influences from hip-hop, trip-hop, jazz, R&B and electronic pop. The Band’s new album ‘At PizzaExpress Live – In London' was released on PX Records in May 2023.

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Mamas Gun

Album

Globally acclaimed British soul-pop outfit Mamas Gun have released their very first live album, a 13-track set recorded at PizzaExpress Live in Soho in 2022, which was one of the first releases on the brand new PizzaExpress label PX Records.

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Scott Hamilton Quartet

Album

Marking 40 years since his first appearance at PizzaExpress Live in London, the revered US saxophonist Scott Hamilton has released a new live album, the first release on the newly formed label PX Records.

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