The Legendary Jazz Pianist Dave Lee

'The Man And His Music'

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Last Show: Saturday 14 th September 2019

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Dave Lee has had an illustrious career in the music world. He has played with the likes of Louis Armstrong, Dizzie Gillespie, John Dankworth, Cleo Laine, Sarah Vaughan, Anita O'Day and more. He was Musical Adviser and accompanist to Judy Garland for five years. He has written scores for West End shows and award winning songs such as 'Goodness Gracious Me'. At PizzaExpress Jazz Club he will be playing, singing and talking about the famous people he has met and worked with throughout his long career, together with Winston Clifford on drums and Andy Hamill on bass. 

Winston Clifford is one of Britain's leading jazz drummers having played with the likes of Freddie Hubbard, Orphy Robinson, Archie Shepp , Art Farmer, Monty Alexander, Slim Gaillard, the Jean Toussand Band and Ronnie Scott's Band to name just a few. He has appeared at many International Festivals and recorded albums with Jean Toussaint, Andy Hamilton, Brian Dee Trio, Harry Beckett Quintet etc. and has appeared on Channel 4, BBC2 and ITV as well as radio broadcasts.

Andy Hamill is a top session bassist who has played on many celebrated and award winning albums. He's worked with jazz legends and famous songwriters. He's also produced albums for singer songwriters as well as his own album Bee For Bass. A very lyrical player who enjoys bouncing off the words as well as digging into a groove.  Some of the artists he has performed with are US jazz singing legends Mark Murphy and Annie Ross; Pop stars Annie Lennox, Kylie Minogue, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas;  Singer-songwriter Van Morrison and also worked with Harry Hill, Lee Mack and Tim Vine. This just gives you a flavour of some of the many famous people he has worked with.

This sizzling, talented duo will add hugely to the legendary Dave Lee's performance. A date not to be missed.

Band Lineup

Dave Lee (piano, vocals)

Winston Clifford (drums)

Andy Hamill (bass)