Monday 26th September 2022
£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.
15 August – CLOSED FOR THE NIGHT
22 August – JOPLIN PARNELL piano/vocals & ENRICO TOMASSO trumpet
Joplin Parnell is a pianist and vocalist whose career has been devoted to bringing his unique passion and energy to music from the turn of the century. His sets weave a rich tapestry of Early Jazz and Swing, Ragtime, French Musette, Brazilian Choro and other musical oddities from around the world. He has spent the past decade residing in London and New Orleans and performing everywhere from London’s Jazz clubs, swing dances and cocktail bars, including The Jazz Cafe, The Ned and Kansas Smitty’s to Glastonbury Festival, Edinburgh Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz and The Jazz Cafe.
29 August - JOY ELLIS vocals/piano & DAN CASIMIR bass
A superb singer/songwriter as well as being a skilled pianist and graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Joy Ellis mixes well-crafted originals with Latin, jazz and blues-based material from the likes of Nina Simone and Stevie Wonder. The award winning Dan Casimir is regarded highly on the contemporary scene as bandleader, composer and first-call bassist.
5 September – TJ JOHNSON vocals/piano
Possessing a grainy nuanced voice well suited to his renditions of jazz, blues, gospel and country plus a piano style influenced by the likes of Ray Charles, Dr John and Professor Longhair, singer/pianist TJ has been thrilling audiences since 1986.
12 September – CHRIS RAND vocals/piano & STEPHEN GIRY guitar
The duo from London’s swampy rhythm ‘n blues band, Consummate Rogues. Tonight, bringing you an eclectic mix of blues, rock and New Orleans’ infused music. Chris Rand takes to the piano and vocals, having been a regular at Ronnie’s over the years on saxophone. A Guildhall School of Music alumi, Chris has worked with some of the top UK blues artists including Charlie Watts, Mick Taylor, Ben Waters, George Porter Jr., Bad Manners, Nine Below Zero and Tankus the Henge! Paris born, but now residing in London, Stephen Giry is a sought-after guitarist for his impeccable tone and deftly playing. As well as being a member of the Rogues, he is the latest addition in the Cinelli Brothers.
19 September – ARTHUR LEA vocals/piano & PETER EHWALD tenor sax
Hammering honky-tonks since his hands could reach the keys, Arthur Lea sings eclectic rhythm ‘n blues with southern soul. Lewisham schooled, Royal Academy of Music trained, he has played everywhere from Ronnie Scott’s to the Olympic Stadium, working with everyone from Kate Tempest to Kylie Minogue. We welcome a rare appearance from special guest Peter Ehwald, Arthur’s duo partner – an acclaimed Berlin-based saxophonist who is rooted in the jazz tradition, whilst exhibiting a contemporary edge.
26 September – DOM PIPKIN vocals/piano
Described by ‘Blues in Britain magazine’ as one of Europe’s top exponents of New Orleans piano, Dom Pipkin breathes new life into the classic funk sounds of The Meters, Dr John, Fats Domino and Professor Longhair, with these influences emerging in his own irresistible song-writing. His classical and sometimes rhapsodic influences are married with a tough approach to the blues and driving left hand rhythms.