JBGB Events present

“CLASSIC JAZZ IN FOUR-HANDS”

With Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Flying in from their USA base in St. Louis, Missouri, returning to Dean Street by popular request, come Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi, among the greatest living jazz pianists, for two concerts of spectacular classic jazz in the stride, ragtime, blues and boogie woogie traditions. These “must get to” 2020 concerts follow on from their previous sold out UK concerts in the 2016 London Jazz Festival at The Other Palace; in the Steinway two pianos festival at Dean Street in 2017; a return to Dean Street in 2018 and their 2019 two-pianos tour-de-force at St. Johns Smith Square in the recent EFG London Jazz Festival.

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£25.00

“They blend humour and showmanship with impeccable technique and mature musicality”

William Pemberton

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These two concerts, featuring different and distinctive programmes, are dedicated to the rich variety of early jazz and early American popular music:

Wednesday May 20th

“THE GREAT MASTERS OF CLASSIC JAZZ PIANO”

Fats Waller, James P. Johnson, Count Basie, Earl Hines, Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington, Erroll Garner & more

With their wide spectrum of styles (both in piano solo and in four-hands) Stephanie and Paolo will cover about 50 years of jazz piano history, from stride piano to swing, from ragtime to blues and boogie woogie.

Thursday May 21st 

“THERE'S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS"

 Tin Pan Alley, Broadway and Hollywood in stride and swing.

Stephanie and Paolo present their fresh arrangements of tunes from the Great American Songbook taking the audience  through the rich history of the music of the Golden Age of Broadway and Hollywood. The repertoire covers tunes from the '20s, '30s, '40s and '50s. The concert will alternate piano solos in the stride piano and swing piano styles with original arrangements for four-hands. 

Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi keep the legacy of classic jazz piano alive with their piano solos and brilliant four-hands piano arrangements. Their duo project is an evening of pure entertainment not only with songs from the swing era and drawing on the Harlem stride and ragtime traditions but also includes their interpretations of popular songs. And here they are showing just how serious jazz talent can be loads of fun too