HJC Presents at PizzaExpress, Holborn - The Soul Immigrants with Special Guests Freddie Notes & Ciyo Brown
Saturday 30th November 2019
Tickets: £22.50 Seat
The Hampstead Jazz Club is pleased to announce a partnership with PizzaExpress Live, to present select shows at PizzaExpress Live in Holborn.
The venue for this event is PizzaExpress, 99 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6LF
Hampstead Jazz Club proudly presents a unique and fabulous night of smokey blues, raw funk, blistering reggae and silky soul sounds from amazing live band SOUL IMMIGRANTS, a long established ensemble and popular regulars at HJC.
This night will celebrate their debut vinyl album release, joined by legendary Trojan recording artist Freddie Notes and HJC resident guitarist Ciyo Brown.
The Soul Immigrants are fine purveyors of energetic soul ,funk (& beyond) Since they reformed in 2011 they have been quietly turning out vinyl only 45’s on their own label Dry Rooti Records.
Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Freddie is regarded as the first Jamaican ska/reggae artist to come to London in 1964 and success soon followed when his band The Rudies recorded for Trojan Records. Hits came thick and fast… “Return from South Vietnam”, “Down on the Farm”, “The Bull” and the global smash hit “Montego Bay” making The Rudies the most in demand reggae band of the day.
Ciyo Brown is also one of the finest soul, jazz, reggae guitarists in the UK and a top MD for many acts. Award-winning Ciyo has pioneered fusions of jazz and reggae, released six albums under his own name.
This is a potent combination, expect the unexpected!
99 High Holborn
020 7439 4962
Doors: 6:30 pm | Show: 8:30 pm