Jazz Cafe POSK, Ravenscourt Park

03/05/2019 20:30 £12 (OTD), £10 (in adv), £5 (stu).
Dave Jones Nonet presented by Way Out West

Henry Lowther & Mark Armstrong (tpts), Nick Mills (tmb), Pete Hurt, Chris Biscoe, Tom Smith (saxes/clts), John Turville (pno), Eric Ford (drs) Dave Jones (bs), + Special Guests Gareth Lochrane (flts) and Madeleine Jones (vcl).

10/05/2019 20:30 £6 online, £8 on the door
Janet’s Jazz Night plus Jam presented by Mood Indigo Events

Janet McCunn, Kerry Williams, Isobel Pearce, Terence Collie, Richard Sadler, Rha Stranges

04/05/2019 20:30 £8
The Brazilian Connection

The Brazilian Connection’ features the Ife Tolentino – Steve Pierce Duo, (vocals/guitar), who present their Project ‘Brazilian Music In The World’ which allies Brazilian music with Jazz, Rock, Baroque and Romantic Classical idioms. These seasoned artists have worked with musicians like João Donato, John Parricelli and have played all around the globe, including the WOMAD festival. They are supported by local classical guitarist Andrew Scott who is launching his new album Andrew Scott Plays Laurindo Almeida which is a tribute the Brazilian guitarist, Laurindo Almeida. Andrew studied classical guitar with many of the greats like Carlos Bonell & Michael Fields then went on to form the Corcovado Jazz Trio in 2009. His new album is a homage to Laurindo Almeida who was a classical & jazz guitarist, Hollywood composer and session player. The album features his intimate and beautiful arrangements of standards for solo guitar.

11/05/2019 20:30 £12
Denmark Street Big Band

Denmark Street Big Band presents ‘Unforgettable Divas’ For this special evening, we warmly welcome the fantastic Viviana Zarbo. She will be bringing her love of jazz and swing from the Golden Era to a show that will take you back to the 1940-1950s. From the streets of Harlem and straight to L.A, with a repertoire inspired by the great jazz divas of the time like Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Peggy Lee, Billy Holiday and Hollywood actresses like Julie London, Judie Garland, Marilyn Monroe, backed by the mighty Denmark Street Big Band. Remember when the exciting big bands electrified audiences….. The Denmark Street Big Band recreates the swinging jazz sounds of the Big Band era, performing compositions that span an entire century of music, including standards made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Bobby Darin and other legends of The American Song Book.

18/05/2019 20:30 £8
Bossa Bova Lounge

London based singer Marta Carillon has got together with a stellar line up to celebrate Bossa Nova and Brazilian standards. She will be singing much loved and signature favourites such as Girl From Ipanema, Corcovado and Dindi amongst others. Marta Carillon is a London based singer, composer and educator. She graduated with honours from the prestigious Fryderyk Chopin University in Warsaw and trained at the Royal Academy of Music in London, attended New York Vocal Coaching and Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA. She was a soloist at National Theatre in London, National Opera in Warsaw and appeared in various musical theatre productions in Berlin, Lisbon, and the Rampa Theatre and Sala Kongresowa in Warsaw. Marta’s passion is singing jazz, and in particular, Bossa Nova, being especially influenced by the music of Jobim, Gilberto & Moraes. Join us for what promises to be a fun and friendly evening as Marta transforms us onto the summer beaches of Rio de Janeiro!

31/05/2019 20:30 £8
Willie Garnett Big Band

Undoubtedly one of the best British big bands led by veteran band leader Willie Garnett… Superb Musicians…Keeping the Great Classics Alive!… Willie has a treasure trove of charts and selects a no-nonsense set including standard’s like Count Basie’s Corner Pocket, Coltrane classic…My Favourite Things and The Beatle’s Norwegian Wood. A Great Crowd & Great Banter…..A Wonderful Night’s Entertainment!