Blue Town Trio - feat. Jim Mullen, Zoe Francis & Ross Stanley
Friday 19th May 2023
Tickets: £20.00 Seat at a shared Table for 4 /£15.00 Seat – No Table
Show: 8:00pm-9:30pm – Single Set 75 min
Please note you can book for dinner either before or after the show.
The masterful “Blue Town Trio” return to The Hampstead Jazz Club to debut their latest explosive album release “”Somewhere in The Night” – released on Diving Duck Records. This promises to be another spectacular night of live music from this incomparable trio and will sell-out quickly!
The “Blue Town trio” features emerging London-based talented vocalist Zoe Francis, the legendary multi-award winning guitarist Jim Mullen, (Morrissey Mullen, Terry Callier, Georgie Fame, Gene Harris) and the incomparable Ross Stanley on Hammond organ b3.
It’s another cracking repertoire of classic standards in fresh arrangements. The 11 tracks on the album including the title, “Somewhere in The Night“, “Who can I turn Too“, “Too Late Now“, “Midnight Sun“, ” Maybe September” showcase Zoe’s love of great lyrics, evident here in her quality song choice, combined with two great jazz musicians of the UK jazz scene! Zoe’s beautiful voice is set against the rich layers of sound from Ross’s Hammond and Jim’s melodic blues lines which make this trio sound like a mini orchestra – not to be missed!
The album is a selection of classic standards from American and UK songbooks, with fresh arrangements and tempos, inspired by the Blue Note recordings of Grant Green/guitar and Larry Young/organ. “I love the way these musicians took familiar standards and transformed them. The title track of my new album “Somewhere in the night” was from their album “Street of Dreams”. Zoe’s beautiful voice brings the great lyrics of these songs to life, set against the rich layers of sound from the incomparable Ross Stanley and blues-drenched melodic guitar lines of Jim Mullen.
“Something a bit special is going on when this artist takes the stage…a classy poised singer” – London Jazz News
“Zoe communicates a love and understanding of the classic American Songbook with the lightest of touches, her choice of not-quite forgotten songs is canny too” – Dave Gelly Observer
Zoe Francis – Vocals
Jim Mullen – Guitar
Ross Stanley – Hammond organ b3
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.
Please NOTE, there is NO food served in the Jazz Club, there is a bar for drinks. We advise booking a table for dinner at the Duke of Hamilton upstairs at least 1hr before show-time – Book Here
Please note the Jazz Club is situated in the basement of the Duke of Hamilton Pub and access is via a number of stairs. The nearest toilets are situated on the 1st floor of the Pub.
Doors: 7:30 pm | Show: 8:00 pm