The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars
Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club at 60
Sun 23 Aug 8pm
Following on from their sold-out 60th Birthday concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club take to the road with a new UK concert tour in 2020. The concert features a brand-new programme of music and narration, celebrating the incredible 60-year history of one of the world’s most iconic music venues.
Direct from London’s world-famous jazz club and combining world class live jazz alongside narration, The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars, take you on a guided, musical tour of the music institution. Life at Ronnie’s is evocatively re-imagined through tales of the club’s past visitors, from pop stars, film stars and politicians to comedians and royalty, but above all, the musicians.
Featuring classic music from the jazz greats who have performed at Ronnie Scott’s, alongside tales of old Soho, miscreant musicians and police raids, the show is a glimpse into this unique world and its incredible history.
Hosted and performed by the award-winning Ronnie Scott’s All Stars, led by the Club’s Musical Director, this is a unique evening celebrating the music and history of Ronnie Scott’s and is a must for any music fan.
‘Outstanding players. For poise, balance and swing they’re a joy to listen to’The Observer
The owner of a ferocious piano technique coupled with a sense of musicality rarely heard, James is one of the most exciting musicians to have emerged from the UK in the last 25 years. After working with him, British jazz legend, Sir John Dankworth declared: ‘James Pearson is an exceptionally gifted artist. His masterful playing makes him head and shoulders above the rest of his contemporaries. He shows signs of true greatness.’
The ensemble also includes:
Despite being only in his early 30’s, double bass player, Sam is already a force to be reckoned with in the UK jazz scene. As well as appearing on numerous film soundtracks such as ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’ and ‘Hannibal’ Sam’s thumping, pounding, relentlessly driving bass lines have been heard accompanying the likes of Bob James, Billy Kilson, Gary Novak, Joe Lock, Dave Kekowski, Guy Barker, Dave O’Higgins, Pete King, Gareth Williams, Claire Martin, Jim Mullen, Alan Barnes, Tim Whitehead, John Horler, Gwyneth Herbert, John Dankworth, The BBC Big Band and Robbie Williams.
Reserved covered seating £30
Grass tickets £20
Reserved covered seating Friends £27
Discounted Theatre and Gardens Ticket £40.95
Pre-theatre suppers can be reserved with your ticket purchase.