Clubs

Joe Lovano Universal Jazz Ensemble

Grammy® winner and multi Grammy® nominee, saxophonist Joe Lovano is at the top of his game, including being selected as Best Tenor Saxophonist in this year’s 2019 DownBeat...

Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet – The Critics’ Choice on Tour in Europe

On many best of the 2018 lists of jazz critics, Ambrose Akinmusire’s release “Origami Harvest” (Blue Note) is another addition to the crop of jazz greets both street rappers...

Jeff Goldblum takes on Ronnie Scott’s

“Thursday nights at Ronnie Scott’s will never be the same again”…. This, I overheard, being said amongst two chaps who were leaving the venue after Mr Goldblum’s gig,...

Gig Review – Macy Gray live at Ronnie Scott’s

After attending and reviewing the Stefano Bollani gig at Ronnie’s. Once again I found myself sitting at Ronnies bar, this time on a very perilously wobbly stall waiting...

Gig Review: Italian Stefano Bollani plays Ronnies

The busy month of November arrived quickly and was as busy as predicted… Two important and rather striking gigs I attended recently at the famous Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in...

Love Supreme Launches Monthly Residency And New Online Music Platform

The organisers of the Love Supreme Jazz Festival, which has built a sizeable fanbase since its launch in 2013 and this year attracted a record crowd of 45000 across the weekend,...

Nicola Conte & his Spiritual Galaxy – a mesmeric show!

A solo intro by Logan Richardson opened the first of two gigs’ dates by guitarist, DJ and producer supremo Nicola Conte together with his new band, the beautiful Spiritual...

Featured Gig | Laurent De Wilde Trio at Moods in Zurich

On the 5th of June French pianist Laurent De Wilde and his Trio will play at the iconic Zurich venue Moods. Laurent will be performing music from his latest award winning album...

The Feline Touch – Nubya Garcia at Ronnie Scott’s

Softly, just like a cat, Nubya Garcia stepped on the Ronnie Scott’s stage recently, infusing an already expectant room with a touch of magic. I am a great fan of the saxophone...

Gig Review | Pat Martino Trio at Ronnie Scott’s

The truest gentleman of the jazz guitar. When I attended Pat Martino’s gig a few years ago at Ronnies, I also had the pleasure to interview him.  After watching his performance...

Steve Gadd Band review – LIVE at Ronnie Scott’s

After having had the honour and pleasure of interviewing the mighty Steve Gadd, I was invited to attend one of his shows at Ronnie Scotts. This is not a review. I am in no...