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Isobella Burnham (solo set) + Nadav Schneerson

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Last Show: Thursday 8 th September 2022

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Rising star on the London jazz scene, Isobella Burnham brings her solo set to PizzaExpress Jazz Club after touring the world with some of the most exciting artists, including Steam Down, Connie Constance and Tom Misch. The second act, drummer Nadav Schneerson is passionate about the genre and its cultural history, and is an active member of London’s contemporary jazz community, regularly playing in live jams like Deptford’s iconic Steamdown and Neue Grafik’s Orii Jam.

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Isobella Burnham

Isobella is a Bassist, Vocalist and Composer from London. She grew up in Barbados where she soaked up the rich musical culture. Isobella returned to London in January 2018 and has since played bass with Steam Down,  Connie Constance, Tom Misch and Sampa The Great. She's toured around Asia, Europe and Africa playing festivals and headline shows. She released her debut EP Dancin' Garuda on 21st May 2021.

Nadav Schneerson

Nadav Schneerson’s strongest influence is his Jewish heritage, resonating with jazzand traditional music that the Jewish diaspora have produced from all across theglobe. Be that Eastern European, Moroccan, Yemenite or Arabic and Turkish music, theLondon-born and Brighton-raised artist feels most connected to his heritage whenabsorbing and creating music that pays homage to it.

Drumming since the age of 7, Schneerson looks up to to Israeli musicians like OmerAvital, Avishai Cohen, Itamar Borochov, Shai Maestro and Omer Klein, UK jazz acts likeMoses Boyd, Shabaka Hutchings and, interestingly as a drummer, hip-hop legends likeMadlib, Wu-Tang Clan and A Tribe Called Quest.

Nadav’s Middle Eastern and hard bop style of UK jazz has caught the attention ofJazzwise, CLASH and OFFIE MAG, and his group consists of members playing in a rangeof projects in and around London.