LUCA MENDOZA feat LUCA MENDOZA piano TOM BARFORD sax CONOR CHAPLIN bass WILL GLASER drums
Luca Mendoza (20) is a multi-genre pianist and composer and is the 2018 Downbeat Magazine Music Award Best College Soloist, a Los Angeles Philharmonic Composer Fellow, a National YoungArts Foundation Finalist, and a Los Angeles Music Center Spotlight Grand Prize Winner.
He is currently studying Classical Composition at USC under Pulitzer finalist Ted Hearne, and has recently been touring with saxophonist David Binney domestically and in Canada, Australia, and Vietnam.
He is one of two of the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival’s all time “Triple Crown Winners,” as a twice each Outstanding Soloist, Monterey Next Generation Jazz Orchestra member, and Gerald Wilson Award for Composition winner.
He has received eight Downbeat Magazine Student Music Awards (as a soloist, in small and large ensemble composition, and combo performance), an ASCAP Herb Alpert Award, and was a finalist in the Jazz Education Network Composer Showcase and the ASCAP Morton Gould Award. He has also been accepted into the 2018 Ravinia Steans Institute, the 2017 NARAS Grammy Band, the 2014 & 2015 Dave BrubeckSummer Jazz Colonies, and the 2015 Vail Jazz Workshop.
“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, RonnieScott’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 AVAILABLE NOW (MON - THUR ONLY)
£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 coolestlate night hang.