Ian Shaw & Tony Kofi 'An Adventurous Dream'

The Music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn

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Last Show: Saturday 24 th June 2023

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

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. 

This show with these four UK jazz superstars takes in some of the best swinging tunes and stunning ballads ever written, from the composers of ‘Take The ‘A’ Train’ Sophisticated Lady’ and the seminal ‘Lush Life’.

"Shaw . . .  smart and soulful" Guardian

“There is so much respect in jazz circles for Tony Kofi” Jazzwise

Band Line Up

Ian Shaw (vocals)

Tony Kofi (sax)

Barry Green (piano)

Dave Green (bass)