Bruno Heinen is a London based contemporary improvising pianist, composer and educator and professor of piano and composition at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music.
Bruno has released six albums under his own name on the forward looking Babel Label and has worked with artists such as Reem Kelani, Julian Siegel, Jean Toussaint, Julian Arguelles, Pete Saberton, Steve Watts, Emilia Martensson, Fulvio Sigurta, Rachael Cohen, Antonio Fusco, Larry Bartley, Tony Kofi, Rod Youngs, Winston Clifford, Andrea Di Biase, Jon Scott and Heidi Vogel amongst others.Bruno is a frequent host of the Ronnie Scott's Late Late show, and has performed in venues and festivals including the South Bank Centre, the Vortex Jazz Club, the Shanghai World Music Festival, the London Jazz Festival, the Cork Jazz Festival, the Rest Is Noise Festival, Cadogan Hall, and the Royal Albert Hall. He has had his music played on BBC radio 3, Jazz LineUp, Late Junction, BBC6 Music, BBC Scotland, in Austria, Canada, and the USA, as well as giving live broadcasts and interviews for the BBC and Rai 3 Italy.He was taught by the late, great John Taylor and Pete Saberton, and is currently researching towards an AHRC-funded practice-based PhD at the RNCM with the title 'Counterpoint in jazz piano with specific relation to the solo work of Fred Hersch'.As part of his research, he received funding to travel to NYC to interview and work with Hersch for two weeks in 2016.As a composer, Bruno has written for groups ranging from sextet to two piano’s and percussion (for a project with Pete Saberton), and from big band to classical string ensemble (for a commission in 2017 from the Camerata Alma Viva). In 2009, Bruno was nominated for the Paul Hamlyn Composers Award.He recently held the piano chair for two performances of Bernstein's Wonderful Town at the Barbican Centre with the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle.
“We haven't had anything like this in New York for over twenty years". Wynton Marsalis
Each night Monday to Saturday, after the main act, Ronnie Scott’s presents the Late Late Show, where some of the UK’s finest jazz talents take to the stage for a late night blowing session.
MONDAY - THURSDAY 11pm-3am
FRIDAY - SATURDAY 1am-3am
ENTRY ON THE DOOR OR PREBOOKING MON-THURS
£10 in advance, £12 on the door, £6 Students (with ID), FREE entry to MU, Club members and main show ticket holders
In 1959, saxophonist Ronnie Scott opened the door to a small basement club in London’s west end where local musicians could jam. Today, it is one of the world’s most famous jazz clubs attracting packed houses and the biggest names in jazz and popular music and Ronnie Scott’s welcoming, stylish setting is also home to London’s coolest late night hang.