EFG London Jazz Festival 2022

Ian Shaw with Tony Kofi 'Adventurous Dream'

The Music of Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington

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Last Show: Saturday 19 th November 2022

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

A brand new show with four UK jazz superstars. Ian and Tony are joined by Barry Green, piano, and Dave Green, bass. 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 brand new show, with these four UK jazz superstars, will be a memorable concert of 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 (saxophone)

Barry Green (piano)

Dave Green (bass)