'A Long Lunch' for John Ellson

featuring Ian Shaw, Gwyneth Herbert plus Special Guests

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Last Show: Saturday 10 th June 2017

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Dean Street is proud to host a musical gathering to celebrate the 'larger than life' personality of John Ellson, who had an enormous impact on the UK jazz scene, as co-founder of the London Jazz Festival and as producer of the 'Made in the UK' concert series, which in 2017 celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Photo of John Ellson by Nobby Clark

"a dedicated professional who never interfered in music programming unless he disliked the music personally, which was rare. Selflessly, generously and humorously, he just let everything happen, and was there at the end to pick up whatever pieces there were."

John Harle, The Guardian