Hatchetts, Mayfair

2/10/2017 19:30 free
Loco Ironico Duo

The brainchild of British singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Joe Cang and Italian pianist and composer Matteo Saggese, Loco Ironico write songs of heartache, shipwreck and other of life’s desires that draw on New Orleans Jazz and Blues, Cuban Tango and Caribbean Calypso. Think Dr John, Tom Waits, Randy Newman and Buena Vista all rolled up in a highly evocative and innovative style of their own.

3/10/2017 19:30 free
Zena James Duo

Soulful jazz singer Zena James brings catchy grooves and infectious energy wherever she plays. Inspired as much by 70’s soul as by the jazz greats, Zena has had great reviews for her funky new take on popular and rare jazz gems and irresistible, low-down R&B sounds. Expect funky arrangements of popular jazz standards and groove-laden self-penned originals together with the highly acclaimed guitarist Dominic Ashworth.

4/10/2017 19:30 free
Stella Talpo

One of London’s finest Italian singer-songwriter’s; Stella Talpo’s latest e.p. ‘Girl’ has just received its first BBC Radio 1 exclusive and she will be performing a mix of covers and new original material for an intimate gig at Hatchetts. Think Jill Scott, Nina Simone, Joss Stone, just a few of Stella’s influences. Follow @stellatalpo on Twitter.

9/10/2017 19:30 free
Shireen Francis Duo

Initially Inspired by artists such as Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan as well as her own Caribbean background, Shireen’s jazz performance is laced with flavours of the blues and gospel as well as a hint of the rhythms of the islands infused with a contemporary jazz harmony. Together with the much-feted guitarist Chris Cobha. “Quite simply Shireen is one of the best British jazz vocalists of this generation ……” BBC Radio

10/10/2017 19:30 free
Kit Packham’s One Jump Ahead Duo

Singer and Saxophonist Kit Packham performing much loved jazz standards, blues and Jump/Jive material with the occasional song or tune of his own, together with pianist Nick Tomalin. Kit often works local or topical references into the lyrics, writing his own witty versions of several jazz classics to bring them into the 21st century, whilst blending melody and foot-tapping rhythms to produce instrumentals of real class on alto or tenor saxophone.

11/10/2017 19:30 free
Tara Livingstone

Small girl, large voice! Tara’s influences begin with Aretha Franklin, Mary J Blige and Eva Cassidy; in the middle of her music degree and at the London Music Institute, Tara is full of musical inspiration. A regular week for Tara includes learning and performing pop/rock, jazz/blues and soul/funk. Expect a great range of tunes and perhaps a little dance.

16/10/2017 19:30
Richie Milton/Steve King Duo

Highly atmospheric mix of swing jazz & blues featuring festival favourite and recording artist, singer/guitarist Richie Milton (band leader of Richie Milton & The Lowdown) & saxophonist Steve King (Adam & The Ants & The Home Service)

17/10/2017 19:30 free
The Jazzamaniacs

Featuring the noted guitarist and vocalist John 0’Reilly (Mick Taylor – Stones) together with the much-feted pianist Bob Haddrell, (Billy Swan, The Barcodes, Pee Wee Ellis, Jim Mullen) with an evening of some of the very best of the classic Blue Note jazz and blues numbers

18/10/2017 19:30 free
Yvonne Park

 Yvonne has previously performed at Hatchetts, from graduating the Academy of Contemporary Music in 2014 to performing on the Jools Holland show in 2017; Park’s voice will take you back to the classic sounds of Etta James, Mary J Blige and Aretha. A chatty soul singer who will brighten up your Wednesday evening.

23/10/2017 19:30 free
Gordon Mark Webber Duo

One of those rare vocalists whose uniquely diverse style is equally superb whether delivering jazz swing standards, blues or soul material, having worked with International stars such as the noted female blues singer Koko Taylor & the jazz vocalist Marlene Shaw. Ably assisted by the acclaimed pianist Gunter Kumayr (Ray Gelato’s Giants)

24/10/2017 19:30 free
Dom Pipkin’s “Smokin’ Boogie

Bad Boys, Bourbon & The Big Easy”: The renowned pianist and raconteur Dom Pipkin is bringing his highly successful new West End Showcase to Hatchetts. A regular on the jazz scene, Dom has recorded and toured with Paul Weller, Ray Davies, Pee Wee Ellis, Guy Barker and Laura Mvula, among many others over the years.