Saturday 10th October
Line-up: REUBEN JAMES piano, vocals; TOM FORD guitar; FERG IRELAND bass; DEXTER HERCULES drums; VULA MALINGA backing vocals
“A star in the making” – Jazzman
Fast emerging singer, songwriter and pianist, Reuben has already sold out two shows at Ronnie Scott’s and topped the bill at the Hastings Piano Festival. His debut EP Adore achieved critical acclaim and was playlisted at BBC Radio and Jazzfm. Reuben James was named rising star at the 2014 British Jazz Awards. He went on to become an important member of the British jazz scene. His collaborations include Chris ‘Daddy’ Dave, Jason Marsalis, Soweto Kinch, Moses Boyd, Abram Wilson, Zara McFarlane, Jean Toussaint and Theon Cross among them. He is known for his work with pop superstar Sam Smith, which is includes both playing and song writing.