Friday 7th February 2020
£17.50 - £47.50
Friday REUBEN JAMES piano, vocals; GARETH LOCKRANE flute; JAY PHELPS trumpet; TOM FORD guitar; DAVID MRAKPOR bass; DEXTER HERCULES drums
“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.
support (early show) : David MrakporLINE-UP (7th feb ) David Mrakpor – Vibraphone/ Keys
A welcomed return to the club of a rising star, and talented multi-instrumentalists, with two different acclaimed outfits of musicians.
“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: £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.