Ian Shaw & Jamie Safir ‘What’s New’ (Doors - 8:30pm)
Saturday 30th May 2020
Tickets: £20.00 Seat at a shared Table for 4 /£15.00 Seat – No Table
Our esteemed Musical Director brings his critically-acclaimed collaboration to Hampstead Jazz Club.
Following the release of their debut album in February 2020 ‘What’s New
’ (featuring Iain Ballamy), Safir
appear tonight as a duo taking you through charming and honest interpretations of great songs of the jazz age – including songs by Michel Legrand, Burt Bacharach, Rodgers & Hart and Jobim amongst many more.
Multi-award winner as best jazz vocalist – BBC Jazz Awards 2007 and 2004 and Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2018, alongside nominations from the Jazz FM Awards 2013 and Downbeat Magazine 2017, Ian Shaw has amassed a number of highly acclaimed internationally released albums and is a popular performer both in the UK and the US. He has been cited, along with Mark Murphy and Kurt Elling, as one of the world’s finest male jazz vocalists.
“One of the UK’s most honest and musical jazz vocalists.” – The Guardian
“One of the finest singers in contemporary music.
” – All About Jazz (US)
Pianist Jamie Safir has worked with some of the finest jazz vocalists around including Claire Martin, Ian Shaw, Liane Carroll, Natalie Williams to name a few. Jamie is much in demand as a keyboard player and accompanist and also works regularly with Pop-Star Will Young as well as touring Europe and the UK with highly-acclaimed Judi Jackson as her MD.
He was a keyboardist in the hit 2017 musical Bat Out Of Hell and is currently Musical Director for Patti Boulaye and working on ‘The Sweetest Sounds of Rogers and Hart’ featuring Claire Moore & Robert Meadmore.
‘Safir plays with wonderful judgment, delicacy and alertness
’ – London Jazz News
Doors: 8:30 pm | Show: 9:00 pm