Karl Charity Trio

Friday 24th March 2023

Tickets: £20.00 Seat at a shared Table for 4 /£15.00 Seat – No Table

Doors: 7.30pm

Show:  8:00pm-9:30pm  – Single Set 75 min 

Please note you can book for dinner either before or after the show.

The Hampstead Jazz Club brings you another first! The multi-talented Karl Charity –  singer/flugal/trumpet player & his Jazz Band.

Karl always surrounds himself with great musicians which often includes guest “jazz royalty” instrumentalists. Tonight’s band is no exception and have played together for many years This will be the Trio’s first gig at The Hampstead Jazz Club.

Karl Charity is an exciting jazz singer, one of a small group of male jazz singers happy to delve into all corners of the songbook, as well as the classic swing tunes.

In this show, you will hear the much loved music of Chet Baker, Nat King Cole, Mark Murphy Mel Thorme, Tony Bennet etc.

As an equally accomplished flugal/trumpet player, you will also hear the celebrated music of trumpet players Miles Davis, Lee Morgan and others. Karl’s ever growing audiences warm to his generous and genuine style.


Karl came to the world of jazz, inspired by the songs and music of Chet Baker, Mark Murphy, Diane Schuur, Nat King Cole and Miles Davis. Starting out as an instrumentalist he soon found a new and growing audience as a jazz singer and has now amassed an impressive collection of Jazz standards including all the favourite hits from the Great American Songbook featuring all of the great composers including Gershwin, Cole Porter, Sondheim and Kurt Weill. He also produces several shows with his trio: Liam Dunachie (piano), Misha Mullov Abbado (bass) and Scott Chapman (drums).These shows include tributes to Chet Baker and Nat King Cole. “Music From the Shows” showcases hits from 42nd Street, Guys and Dolls, Wild Party, West Side Story and more.

Karl has recorded his own album “Calling Card” produced by Liane Carroll and mixed by Derek Nash at Clowns Pocket Recording Studios…..“The whole process was inspiring and fun. On the day, the trio played the album tracks with such passion! I loved every minute.”  He is also planning a new recording which will include several new and exciting original songs.

These are just some of the many legendary jazz venues around London he has played: The Pheasantry, Toulouse Lautrec, Tower 42, Crazy Coqs, Roux at Parliament Square, Tower 42, The Acoustic Jazz Lounge and main room at Ronnie Scott’s, 606 Club, Le Gavroche Restaurant, Pizza Express Dean Street, Lambeth Palace and Annie’s Jazz Club. In recent years, Karl has shared the stage with some of the country’s greatest jazz performers: Liane Carroll, Ian Shaw, Tina May, Derek Nash to name a few!

I have had the pleasure of working with Karl over many years and without exception, the man delivers a true, complete performance and makes the musicians want to rise to his instinctive level.” – Liane Carroll

Such a lovely time had by all last night at Ronnie Scott’s with the brilliant Karl Charity and the boys. Top Jazz musicianship on offer. Loved it. Thank you so much!” – Christopher Hare


Lead – Karl Charity

Piano – Gabriel Keen

Drums – Rha Stranges

Bass – Paul Southern

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

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