A Jazzy Christmas Concert at Hampstead Parish Church
Saturday 23rd December 2023
(LAST FEW TICKETS REMAINING)
Hampstead Jazz Club in association with Hampstead Parish Church proudly present a very special Jazzy Christmas evening.
This very special show will feature a feast of festive favourites and jazzy Christmas classics, performed by acclaimed artists JO HARROP, PAUL EDIS and an iconic 9 piece band with Alan Barnes, Paul Booth & Gareth Lockrane.
Venue – The Parish Church of St John-at-Hampstead, Church Row, London, NW3 6UU
This iconic venue in the heart of Hampstead was consecrated in 1747.
Show Time: 8.00pm
A Jazzy Christmas Concert
The show will feature the velvet-toned vocals of Jo Harrop, accompanied by the virtuoso pianist Paul Edis, who recently won ‘Album Of The Year‘ at the 2023 Parliamentary Jazz Awards for their critically acclaimed long-player, “When Winter Turns To Spring“.
Jo and Paul will be joined by a world-class nine-piece band, featuring some of the best jazz musicians in the UK, as they perform a set of fresh new arrangements especially written for the occasion by Edis.
Taking the audience on a magical musical journey from festive classics such as “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” and “Winter Wonderland,” to new renditions of traditional christmas hymns and carols including the spine tingling “O Holy Night” and “In The Bleak Midwinter“.
This Jazzy Christmas Evening, will undoubtedly be one of the musical highlights of the year and the perfect way to celebrate this most special time of year.
Jo Harrop (Vocals)
Jo Harrop has a chocolate and cream croon that can melt the hardest of hearts. Described by the legendary Iggy Pop as “a very fine jazz singer”.
Paul Edis (MD)
‘A brilliant young pianist’ – The Guardian, blurring the boundaries between Bill Evans, Brad Mehldau and Claude Debussy.
Jo Harrop – Vocals
Paul Edis – MD/Piano
Freddie Gavita – Trumpet
Alan Barnes – Alto/Clarinet
Paul Booth – Tenor/Soprano
Rory Ingham – Trombone
Gareth Lockrane – Flute/Piccolo
Rory Inham – Violin
Matt Home – Drums
Matyas Hofecker – Double Bass
Supported by The Duke of Hamilton.
Profits from ticket sales will go to the Hampstead Paris Church and Hampstead Jazz Club musicians’ support fund.
Doors: 7:00 pm | Show: 8:00 pm