The Boom Yeh

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Last Show: Friday 9 th September 2022

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

An intoxicating brew of jazz, funk, rock, disco and global rhythm, the London based collective return to PizzaExpress Live for a night of pure uncut groove. Renowned for their high level musicianship and electrifying live shows, the band has garnered the support of BBC Radio 6, Jazz FM, Blues And Soul magazine and Radio/Club DJ’s far and wide. Following previous sold out shows at Pizza Express Soho, EFG London Jazz Festival and Manchester Jazz Festival, they'll be debuting material from their new album.

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"Deep, pounding and highly stylised grooves. A thunderous powerhouse of jazz, funk, rock and afrobeat"

Blues And Soul Magazine

Formed in 2011 by guitarist/composer Jon Speedy in collaboration with saxophonist/horn arranger Ian Bailey, The Boom Yeh have been deep in the groove since day one. The current line-up features musicians who have worked with Jamiroquai, The Brand New Heavies, Leroy Hutson, Alice Russell and many more. The debut album 'Reverberations To Constellations' released in 2013 followed by Vinyl E.P 'Darkstar' in 2015 and the 'Live At Hideaway London' album in 2016 all received critical acclaim and positive reviews. 'Turn It Up' - the lead tune from 'Darkstar' became a dancefloor favourite, receiving heavy rotation from respected international DJ's. Previous live dates include the Elgar Room (Royal Albert Hall), CLF Cafe/Bussey Building (Peckham), Mondomix Festival, Matt & Phreds (Manchester), Jazz Re:freshed and more. 

Band Lineup

Jon Speedy (guitar/MD)
Ian Bailey (alto sax)
Tom White (trombone)
Paul Silver (baritone sax)
Carl Hudson (keyboards)
Matteo Grassi (bass)
William Francis (drums)