Tuesday 7th December 2021
£10.00 - £10.00
£10 online, £12 on the door subject to availability.
The club reserves the right to give away ticketed seats in the event of the ticket holder arriving later than 30 minutes after the advertised start time of the show. In this case, the ticket holder will still be granted entry subject to availability with no guarantee of seating.
Live music returns with a passion to the intimate and plush surroundings of our upstairs bar for our Monday to Thursday programme. Here is a rare opportunity to experience some of the best singers and instrumentalists on the London scene: from popular New Orleans fused singer/pianists such as TJ Johnson on Monday, through ‘jazz ‘n samba’ sets from leading vocalists such as Georgia Mancino and Luna Cohen on Tuesdays, ebullient trumpeter Andy Davies with guest accompanists on Wednesdays plus mouthwatering guitar duos featuring the likes of Jim Mullen and Ant Law on Thursdays. Club DJ Mike Vitti and friends will be spinning soul, funk and jazz vinyl on Fridays and Saturdays.
7 December – LAUREN BUSH vocals & MARCO MARCONI piano
“Lauren Bush uses her voice as well as any master musician. It’s a perfection unforced, finely tuned with the rest of her band.” – Bill Quinn Sunday Morning Sunshine Early in her career, Lauren Bush was lucky enough to sing with the opening band for Maynard Ferguson. Lauren was a top 20 finalist in the Riga Jazz Stage Competition in Riga, Latvia in 2014 and was a Top 5 Finalist in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition in 2016.
Marco Marconi is an accomplished, classically-trained jazz pianist whose skill as a composer so naturally distinctive and seemingly effortless, he’s earned a reputation as a class act on the British festival circuit, the Fazioli Concert Hall in Venice and the buzzing London Jazz Club scene. “a remarkable musician possessed of rare talent. He has superb touch, with a highly refined sense of dynamics which he applies skilfully to suit the varying moods of the repertoire he is performing.” Alan Bates, Owner, Candid Records.
14 December – JENNY HOWE vocals & GEOFF EALES piano
Ex-NYJO vocalist and experienced session singer, Jenny Howe performs with vivacious stage personality collaborates with highly acclaimed pianist Geoff Eales who has worked with the likes of Salena Jones and the BBC Big Band. The show will highlight the work of the king of bossa nova, Antonio Carlos Jobim, as well as featuring the music of many other Latin luminaries such as Luiz Bonfa, Marcos Valle and Consuelo Velazquez, composer of the ever-popular 'Besame Mucho'.
21 December – FRANK COGNOSCENTI vocals & PEDRO LOPEZ piano
Frank Cognoscenti’s rich Sinatra flavour baritone floating on the exquisite voicing and rhythm of the superb guitar accompaniment, provided by Pedro Lopez. A novel repertoire based on Frank Sinatra’s venture into the bossa nova and his collaborations, including Antonio Carlos Jobim for the ‘Brazilian Albums’ of 1967 and 69. In the duo, Frank takes the lead vocals but Pedro adds some authenticity in their duets. Pedro Lopez is a native Brazilian hailing from Rio and admirer of Jobim after meeting him as a teenager.
28 December – LUNA COHEN vocals & SAM WATTS piano
Originally from Belo Horizonte in Brazil, Luna’s music represents and reflects a rich diversity of Brazilian culture, in which tropical colours, joy and passion combine to produce an unforgettable musical experience. She has captivated audiences with her sultry vocals and charismatic stage presence, each song telling a personal story, leaving the listener with a glimpse into her enchanting world.