'ReWired' Janette Mason

Featuring Tom Mason and Eric Ford

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Last Show: Monday 27 th November 2023

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Rewired is the new acoustic trio project from acclaimed composer, arranger and pianist, Janette Mason. Reflecting on her career collaborations with the likes of Oasis, Robert Wyatt and k.d.lang and her personal history Janette has put an exciting set of music together spanning the decades from the 1940s to present day. It showcases her unique jazz arranging skills with her trademark twists and turns. Joined by two world class musicians Tom Mason – bass and Eric Ford - drums, expect a night of outstanding jazz and a creative re-wiring of some classic songs from Ella to The Beatles to Kate Bush and Lana Del Rey.

“A band leader of pugnacious flair and genuine unpredictability.”

James Griffiths (The Guardian)

Janette Mason – Piano
Janette is a London based pianist, composer, arranger and producer who has been a mainstay of the British jazz scene for many years. She was exposed to jazz from a very early age and it was whilst watching the Oscar Peterson show that her career path was set in stone as she announced, “That’s what I want to do.” Janette has a formidable track record, she toured with artists such as Seal, Pulp and Oasis and has proven to be a consummate musician and a standout talent in Jazz, Pop and World Music.


Tom Mason - Bass
Tom gained a jazz degree while at the Royal Academy of Music, and at New England Conservatory in Boston. Since then he has earned a reputation as one of the most versatile double bassists and bass guitarists on the UK music scene. His résumé of recordings, performances and tours boasts artists such as Lizz Wright, Mark Ronson and Jamie Cullum. Tom has also been long-term member of award winning pianist Robert Mitchell's Panacea.

 
Eric Ford - Drums
Eric has been resident in London since late 2006, after 4 years in Paris. He has played across the globe and on around 60 albums. He's performed at iconic venues such as Ronnie Scott's and the Royal Albert Hall, and with musicians as diverse as Ronnie Laws, Marc Almond, Clare Teal, the London Jazz Orchestra and Jason Rebello. He's also presented drum clinics in London and Beijing and has been a member of acclaimed contemporary jazz trio Partikel since 2009.

Janette Mason (piano)

Tom Mason (bass)

Eric Ford (drums)