Soul Sundays

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Last Show: Sunday 18 th December 2022

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

Back by popular demand and for one show only, Daniel Thomas and the JT Band proudly present Soul Sundays! A soul filled afternoon including some Jazz, Soul, R&B, Gospel and Christmas classics for your enjoyment. Daniel Thomas - Luther Vandross, Mariah Carey, James Brown, Cher and Jason Thompson - Womack and Womack, Ashford and Simpson, Boney M, Mica Paris and Edwin Hawkins, will be joined by some of the UK's finest singers and musicians (see below and scroll across to see featured artistes and scroll down for more info). A fun filled and family orientated afternoon.

Early bird discount available for £25. £27.50 thereafter - Don’t delay!

Daniel Thomas and Jason Thompson (the JT Band) have a combined total of over 50 years of performing in the music industry.


Daniel Thomas, (host), is an in-demand vocal coach and musician - both in the UK and Europe. His roots stem from a church background and he has gone onto work with esteemed artistes such as Luther Vandross, Elton John, James Brown, Cher, Beverley Knight, Mariah Carey, Girls Aloud, Peter Andre, Blue and Boy George and many other artistes. As an artiste in his own right, he was signed to Ministry of Sound and had a #3 hit in 1999, among many other club releases. Along with his extensive work as a gospel choir director, Daniel is a featured vocalist on many recordings. He has been playing keyboards and singing since he was 5 years – so many, many years of experience. He is multi-faceted, multi-dimensional and abundantly creative. This is The Daniel Thomas Experience! In the words of the late great James Brown, as he was describing Daniel:
“Maaaan, you can sing, you can play…you can do errrythang!


Jason Thompson, the MD of the JT Band, has had a star-studded career that has taken him around the globe to over 25 countries – travelling to countries throughout Europe, America, the West Indies, Asia and Africa. His main musical influences stem from a church background and he has successfully straddled the worlds of Jazz, Blues, Pop,

R&B, Classical and Gospel music in his pursuit of musical excellence. Jason’s talents include composing, arranging, choir directing, piano tutoring, vocal training, session singing, workshop leading and music production. He has been playing the piano for over 40 years and teaching for over 25 years – with 100% pass rate (ABRSM).
Jason has had the pleasure of playing for artistes such as Womack and Womack, Ashford and Simpson, Boney M, Rose Royce, Caron Wheeler (Soul II Soul), Peobo Bryson, James Ingram, Ruby Turner, Mica Paris, The New Stylistics, Myron Butler, Jonathan Nelson, Ann Nesby (Sounds Of Blackness) and Edwin Hawkins – who wrote Oh Happy Day.


Lou Labelle is an artiste and session singer with 20 years of experience in performing and songwriting. With a gospel and soul background, she has performed as part of various choirs, groups and BV’s around the world. In the last 5 years, she has toured the world with the likes of Joss Stone, Jessie J, Olly Murs, Jess Glynne, Leona Lewis and Jocelyn Brown. She recently supported the Spice Girls on their UK Stadium tour and is currently completing world tours with both Jess Glynne and Joss Stone. As a songwriter, she has worked with producers worldwide and has done much collaboration with other artistes. She has sung on major advertising campaigns for Boots UK, Rimmel UK, as well as the American TV show ‘Empire’. She also co-wrote the soundtrack for Bafta winning best British film, ‘Fish tank’.


Lawrence Rowe is an established performer, who is making a name for himself as one of the UK’s most skilful and versatile singers.

Lawrence possesses a distinctive soulful tone and a refined stage presence which has been honed over the years of Lawrence’s West End career, which includes productions such as; Amen Corner, Motown The Musical, Book of Mormon and most recently Get Up Stand Up: The Bob Marley Musical

In addition to his illustrious West End Career, Lawrence has also worked with many acclaimed artists, such as: Calum Scott, Emeli Sandé, Damon Albarn, Will Young and many more.


Michelle John has had a glistening career as a backing singer for some of the worlds biggest artists including Eric Clapton , Annie Lennox , George Michael, Celine Dion and Mariah Carey. In 2017 Michelle became a contestant on the TV show The Voice UK , with as her coach she sang her way through the process all the way to the finals. In 2019 she released her Debut single ‘Priceless‘ which brought her solo work to critical acclaim.

She has performed on stages across the world and has performed for former President Barack Obama and for Queen Elizabeth II.

Band Lineup

Jason Thompson (MD/keys)

Josh 'McNasty' McKenzie (drums)

Joseph Ross (guitar)

Aaron Powell (bass)