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Jazz at The Movies Swinging Christmas

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Last Show: Sunday 11 th December 2022

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Sold out annually at Ronnie Scott's in 2012-2019 and regularly featured at Dean Street, this Sunday night concert, Jazz At The Movies: A Swinging Christmas! is the perfect way to complete your weekend and swing into the holidays. The concert is fronted by acclaimed singer Joanna Eden ("The UK's answer to Norah Jones and Diana Krall"- Time Out) following on from her acclaimed concerts performing the songs of Joni Mitchell and the music of Ella Fitzgerald.  Supporting her are the groovy sounds of Dean Street regulars the Chris Ingham Quartet ("One of the finest combos in the country" – Jazz Journal)

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"This first-class band had a ball, so did the audience!”


Jazz At The Movies: A Swinging Christmas!  gathers jazzy festive favourites as made famous by Ella, Eartha, Frank, Doris, Dean, Bing and a whole gang of cool celluloid cats and hip Hollywood chicks. Joining Joanna’s vocals and Chris’ piano skills are Mark Crooks on saxophones and clarinet, Joe Petit – double bass & George Double – drums. 

Sit back, relax and enjoy this taste of A Swinging Christmas.

An enchanting show rich with anecdote, sophistication and swing, it was described by one audience member as "pure joy". 

“One of the finest combos in the country and a seriously talented vocalist..a great evening that satisfied both jazz and movie buffs.Quite a trick” – Jazz Journal 

“Joanna Eden – seek her out”- Michael Parkinson

Band Lineup

Chris Ingham (pianist/arranger/MC)

Joanna Eden (vocals)

Mark Crooks (saxophonist/clarinettist)

Joe Petit (double bass)

George Double (drums)