Currently Shane is co-leader/founder of the award winning group EMPIRICAL who have been a force for representing UK jazz for over a decade. Empirical are currently touring the music of their latest release ‘Connection’ and are soon to release their next work later in 2019. The band are committed to creating music that is steeped in the jazz tradition yet constantly moving forwards, with constant interactive energy and uncompromising musical risk taking, Empirical are one of the UKs top ensembles.
Aside from Empirical Shane is leading his own group called ‘Wave’, who are essentially a collective of musicians Shane has built a close rapport with over the years of working in the UK.
“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.