The Gospel Blues Series...

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

What is the Blues? The devil's music it was called, all pain & heartache…and Gospel music? Impassioned, rhythmic and spiritual, all joy and hope, praying to a higher power. We’ve gone and put them together for our new series of shows. Songs so moving and emotional that you’ll want to share it with your friends. That’s Gospel blues music for you. Each show will be led and hosted by the multi talented Daniel Thomas and band leader/Keys player - Jason Thompson. For your pleasure Daniel and Jason will be joined by guest vocalists each and every show - surprises galore in store.


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Daniel Thomas is an internationally recognised multi faceted bohemian, singer, songwriter, vocal coach, vocal arranger, producer, choir director, backing vocalist and Keyboardist in the genres of Gospel, Soul, funk, Rock, Pop, Classical & Jazz. Previously, director of the London Community Gospel Choir - where he toured extensively, now he overseas five different choirs. He has worked with and supported James Brown, Luther Vandross, Sting, Elton John, Lionel Richie, Cher, The Kooks, Emilie Sande, Beverley Knight and Primal Scream.

In the words of the late James Brown, "Man, you can sing, play, work the choir - you can do everythaaang".

Join us for a celebration of deeply rooted Gospel music in the rich traditions of the African-American church from the deep-south, infused with blues and jazz. 

A combination of African-American spirituals, hymns, sacred songs, hand clapping, foot stomping, sad stories and uplifting verses. 

A blend of ballads and upbeat songs. Gospel and blues. These songs are personal but not private.

Guest vocalists line-up:

11th November

Daniel Thomas, Beverley Skeete, and Faye Simpson
Keys/MD - Jason Thompson and the JT Band

25th November

Daniel Thomas, Yolanda Greaves, and Beverley Skeete
Keys/MD - Jason Thompson and the JT Band

9th December
Daniel Thomas, Samantha-Antoinette, and Yolanda Greaves
Keys/MD - Jason Thompson and the JT Band

23rd December

Daniel Thomas, Sharleen Linton, and Louise Bagan
Keys/MD - Jason Thompson and the JT Band

Band Lineup

Jason Thompson (keys/MD) 

Kenny Barry (guitar)

Clint Williams (bass)

John Jackson (drum)