Friday 3rd December - Saturday 4th December
Every Friday and Saturday night, following the second show, 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. We are changing the vibe with music that includes and is influenced by jazz-funk, soul, R&B and hip hop.
A DJ will augment the evening starting the night at 10.30pm until close.
Most tickets for the Late Late Show will be available at the door if advance tickets have sold out.
PARTHENOPE sax; ROSIE FRATER TAYLOR guitar; JOHN JONES bass; ZOE PASCAL drums & PHIL MEADOWS saxes/MD
Future Movers is an ever-evolving ensemble featuring the UK’s finest breakthrough jazz musicians. Curated by multi-award winning saxophonist Phil Meadows, it draws from a pool of musicians he’s taught, heard play or been recommended; and now he wants to recognise them as a ‘Future Mover’. The ensemble play a mix of jazz, hip-hop, Afro-beat, funk and soul drawing influence from Fela Kuti, Tony Allen, Maceo Parker and more. Previous line-ups have included members of double JazzFM award winning Steam Down; acclaimed singer-songwriter Rosie Frater Taylor and Diana Award winning saxophonist Asha Parkinson.
Tonight the Future Movers continues its evolution, featuring:
Parthenope (Sax) - Hailing from Leeds and studying at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Parthenope has been turning heads with a growing online social media following showcasing laid back hip-hop grooves, killer solos and 24k followers that have led to the development of her own signature SYOS mouthpiece. Performing regularly across the country as a collaborator with Conor Albert, Parthenope is also carving out a developing reputation for her own creative vision on sax, flute, violin and vocals.
Rosie Frater Taylor (Guitar) - 22 year old singer, songwriter and guitarist Rosie Frater-Taylor blurs the lines between jazz, folk, pop and soul. Having started playing drums at a young age before picking up guitar, ukulele and bass Frater-Taylor found her way into jazz and world music through Tomorrow’s Warriors and the Royal Academy of Music. Now championed by Gilles Peterson and listed as ‘one to watch’ in Jazzwise, she is fast becoming a leading light of the UK music scene.
John Jones (Bass) - As an accomplished double and electric bass player, Jones is one of the busiest young musicians in London, performing as a sideman to some of the UK’s finest. Wiidely respected by both his peers and seasoned professionals he is currently studying at the Royal Academy of Music, whilst juggling a busy performance schedule.
Zoe Pascal (Drums) - Born in Lisbon, Portugal, in a family of talented musicians, Zoe Pascal has been playing drums for as long as he can remember and winning awards since the age of 11 when he was listed in the Top 40 Young Best Drummers (2013). Since then Pascal has trained with Tomorrow’s Warriors, at the Guildhall School of Music and Dance and is a regular face on the UK jazz and world music scene.
Phil Meadows (Sax/MD) - Meadows has received two Parliamentary Jazz Awards, a London Music Award and the Peter Whittingham Jazz Award for his music. He’s the founder and artistic director of the Engines Orchestra, has conducted the Grammy-award winning Metropole Orkest, been commissioned by the Royal Northern Sinfonia and recorded and performed across Europe with his own music as well as in collaboration with Matthew Herbert, Phronesis, Ingrid Jensen and Femi Temowo. Tonight’s band has been curated by Meadows who joins on sax and acts as musical director.