Hampstead Jazz Club Presents

The Soul Immigrants

Saturday Night Party

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Last Show: Saturday 10 th June 2023

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

PizzaExpress Live in partnership with the Hampstead Jazz Club, are delighted to welcome the legendary Soul Immigrants back to Pizza Express for what promises to be an unforgettable night of pure uncut funk and soul. After releasing their critically acclaimed Back From The Brink album on Lateralize Records, they have collaborated with iconic JBs mastermind - Fred Wesley - and been championed by influential BBC DJs Gilles Peterson and Craig Charles. Their latest single, Blame It On The Endgame, has recently received widespread airplay on Jazz FM, BBC 6 Music and a host of other stations. Positively fizzing with an infectious energy that’s been honed over the course of numerous live performances everywhere from Glastonbury to Ronnie Scott’s, this drum-tight quartet stir up a potent stew of funk, soul and jazz with an unmistakable twist of British swagger.

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“These guys groove hard.” Fred Wesley

Fred Wesley

They have been plying their trade ever since releasing their critically acclaimed ‘Bank From The Brink‘ in 2020 on leading U.K. label Lateralize Records and putting out 45 singles on their own label .Their last vinyl single featured The JB’s maestro Fred Wesley and was played heavily by Gilles Peterson and Craig Charles. Their current single ‘Blame It On The Endgame’ is also garnering critical acclaim and being played by Jazz Fm and BBC6Music. Be prepared for a wonderfully textured, well-crafted and interesting mix from some of London’s most experienced musicians.

Band Line Up

Emrys Baird (guitar/vocals) 

Al Gibson (bass/keys) 

Jake Telford (sax/flute) 

David Bouet (drums)