EFG London Jazz Festival 2022

Jamie Safir 'Piano Talk'

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Last Show: Monday 14 th November 2022

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

This sparkling, brand new one-man show – ‘Pianotalk’ features at the Pheasantry for the first time after sell-out performances at Crazy Coqs & Ronnie Scott’s. Safir is a critically-acclaimed, much-loved young jazz virtuoso, collaborator with pop-music royalty?as well as a witty raconteur. ?‘Pianotalk’ presents the glamorous (and not so glamorous!) view from?the piano. 

“…one of the biggest talents of British jazz piano”

Jay Rayner, The Guardian?

Expect a wonderfully diverse selection of Safir’s exciting new arrangements from early 20th Century Broadway songs to reworked contemporary pop-songs, interwoven with often?hilarious tales of performing on the central London live scene. Tunes and tales from the iconic West?End venues – Ronnie Scotts, The Savoy, The French House, The Ritz, The Groucho Club alongside anecdotes of working alongside stars such as Will Young, Mica Paris & Kylie Minogue. 

Jamie is a Decca-Recording artist (featured on ‘Alone Together’) and a stalwart of the London Music?Scene. Collaborating with Will Young regularly since 2015, ?he’s toured with Mica Paris,?Birdy, performed with The Brand New Heavies, Olly Murs, Claire Martin, Elaine Delmar, Le Gateau?Chocolat, Clare Teal, Liane Carrol, Rebecca Ferguson, Steps & Tony Christie. 

Written and performed by?Jamie Safir. 
Co-written and directed by?Ian Shaw.