Tuesday 2nd April 2019
£10.00 - £10.00
Artie Zaitz – Guitar
Michael Shrimpling -Bass
Will Cleasby –Drums
Artie Zaitz is swiftly emerging as the Uks top young guitarist. Coming from a family of musicians he was exposed to the sounds of jazz from an early age. He studied classical guitar with Prof. David Parsons, and later went on to study jazz piano with Andrea Vicari as well as jazz guitar with David Okumu. He developed a particular interest in recordings from the Blue Note label which had a profound influence on the current material he performs with his quartet and trio. Artie is inspired by artists such as Grachan Moncur III, Grant Green, Kenny Burrell, Wayne Shorter along with Miles Davis, John Scofield and John Coltrane (to name but a few). Artie also has recording experience, starting with the release of Earl Green’s “One Way” (Snakestone Records 2008), which features tenor giant, former James Brown MD “Pee Wee” Ellis and Queen Bee’s “Stranger” (Snakestone Records 2008), where he arranged the horn section and strings.He is part of the trendy “Banger factory “scene who have released their debut disc on the acclaimed Ubuntu music label.Swinging hard is his ethos.
From Monday to Saturday and following the main act, Ronnie Scott’s presents UK’s finest talents in the Late Late Show. A late night ‘blowing session’ where invited guests and musical celebrities such as Stevie Wonder, Esperanza Spalding, Marcus Miller, Robert Glasper, Lady Gaga, Christian Scott etc who happen to be in town are showcased – you never know who might drop by! Doors 11pm (weekdays) & 1am (weekends).
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