Andy Schofield & Jamie Safir
Friday 4th March 2022
Tickets: £20.00 Seat at a shared Table for 4 /£15.00 Seat – No Table
Do not miss a rare opportunity to catch one of Europe’s leading Saxophonists in action in this stunningly intimate setting at The Hampstead Jazz Club.
Legendary Alto Saxophonist Andy Schofield, who was featured on the George Michael ’Symphonica’ tours, will join us at HJC for a special one-off show ahead of his performance at Ronnie Scotts on Sunday with Nikki Iles. Andy has toured and collaborated with jazz legends Kenny Wheeler, John Taylor, Vince Mendoza & Kurt Elling amongst many others and tonight joins forces with his ex-student and longstanding friend, our own Musical Director, pianist-extraordinaire Jamie Safir who is currently touring with Mica Paris, Will Young & Ian Shaw/Iain Ballamy.
As an arranger, Andy has worked in the commercial and jazz worlds, and contributed arrangements to the BBC Big Band, Ronnie Scott’s Club Jazz Orchestra, Bulgarian Radio Big Band, and Czech Radio Big Band amongst others.
He is also a co-founder of the Jazz Dock Orchestra, a new big band based at Jazz Dock jazz club in Prague, playing original compositions and arrangements, as well as repertoire from the great jazz composer/arrangers.
“Sparkling solos…[one of the] leading British jazz musicians.“- Dave Gelly, The Observer
Pianist, Keyboardist, Songwriter and Musical-Director Jamie Safir is in high demand across the UK and Europe and has worked with some of the finest names in jazz and pop music.
His performance credits include: Will Young, Birdy, Olly Murs, Rebecca Ferguson, Mica Paris, The Brand New Heavies, Steps, Louise Redknapp, Paul Heaton (The Beautiful South), Gabrielle Aplin, Tony Hadley & Tony Christie.
As a prominent member of the UK Jazz Scene he has worked with: Ian Shaw, Clare Teal, Judi Jackson, Claire Martin OBE, Liane Carroll, Joe Stilgoe, Iain Ballamy, Stan Sulzmann, Barb Jungr & Natalie Williams.
“…one of the biggest talents of British jazz piano” – Jay Rayner, The Guardian
Andy Schofield – Saxophone
Jamie Safir – Piano
Please note, The Club is not licensed to allow access to Children under the age of 16 after 9pm, so for evening performances, please do not book tickets for children under the age of 16. Children aged 16 and above are welcome at any time.
For £20.00 Tickets:
Seats are not numbered and you will be seated at available tables. Please note tables seat 4 people, so for bookings of less than 4 people, you will be seated and share a table for 4.
For £15.00 Tickets:
This is a fully seated event. Seats are not numbered and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.
Doors: 7:30 pm | Show: 8:00 pm