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Ian speaks out about the Calais refugee camps

“Putting up fences will not solve the refugee crisis.” Watch Ian talking to London Live and read his interview in TimeOut.

Ian Shaw & Friends


Fundraisers for Calais Refugee Relief

Julian Clary, Mari Wilson and Sarah Jane Morris head up two shows of music and comedy at the Phoenix Artists Club on Wednesday 18th November. Book here for 7.30pm and 10.30pm.

Read more about the relief work at robtryan.com.

Ian Shaw & Friends


Scarborough Jazz Festival Review

“Shaw is a true poet, wordsmith and a fantastic songwriter.”

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Ian at Vortex Jazz Club


Ian with Leroy Jones

Ian joins legendary New Orleans trumpeter Leroy Jones on his nationwide tour.


Ian at Vortex Jazz Club


Benefit for refugees in Calais

With Carleen Anderson, Sarah Jane Morris, Jo Caulfield, Polly Gibbons and more. Thursday 8th October at Vortex Jazz Club.

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Ian on Soho Radio


Ian on Soho Radio

Hear Ian on Soho Radio with Bibi Lynch.

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Ian at Vortex Jazz Club


Animation by Dane Winn

Featuring Ian Shaw singing Everything.

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Ian at Ronnie Scott's


Ian signs with Harmonia Mundi

Currently being recorded, Ian's new album The Theory Of Joy is set to be released by Harmonia Mundi on its Jazz Village imprint.

Ian at Ronnie Scott's


Ian returns to Ronnie Scott's

Performing with his trio and special guest Miguel Gorodi on trumpet. Four shows over Friday 18th and Saturday 19th September.


Ian Shaw & Friends


Australia Tour Reviews

“[Shaw] seamlessly weaves wit and effortless jazz to create a performance that feels familiar but still full of genuine character.”

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Ian Shaw & Friends


Australia Tour Announced

Dates in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. 17th - 26th June 2015.

see tour dates

Adelaide Cabaret Festival


Adelaide Cabaret Festival

Ian plays the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, 17th and 18th June.


Madeline Bell


Ian and Madeline Bell

Madeline Bell with Ian Shaw at Pizza Express Soho Jazz Club, 7th and 8th April.

book Tuesday 7th April
book Wednesday 8th April

Claire Martin


Ian and Claire Martin

Ian and Claire present their Early Xmas Stocking on Thursday 3rd December at Bush Hall, Shepherd's Bush W12.


Ian Shaw & Friends


CDs to Buy

Copies of Ian's CDs are now available to buy from shop page.



Ian on JazzFM

Ian hosts The Ronnie Scott’s Radio Show on JazzFM, Saturdays at 6pm.


The Robert Elms Show


BBC London 94.9

Ian answers fifteen famous questions to become a Listed Londoner.

listen to interview with Robert Elms

Ronnie Scott's Radio


MixCloud Awards

The International Ronnie Scott's Radio Show, presented by Ian Shaw, wins Best Show (Jazz).


North Sea Jazz


North Sea Jazz 2014

Ian Shaw and his trio play the 2014 North Sea Jazz Festival on 13th July.


BA Show


BA Show

Flying BA? Listen to Ronnie Scott's Radio Special, Ian's monthly jazz and soul extravaganza! New tracks, classics and star interviews – it's fast becoming BA's fave in-flight show.

A Ghost in Every Bar


Listen now

Lots of changes to the website – ‘Rare and Unreleased’ tracks on our new listen page. New videos including Jools Holland's The Happening alongside Eddi Reader and Sarah Jane Morris. Also, new photos on the images page.

Move Around video


Move Around

Official video of Camo & Krooked (Hospital Records) featuring Ian Shaw. Available on the video page.

A Ghost In Every Bar

A Ghost In Every Bar

A Ghost in Every Bar, the lyrics of Fran Landesman on Splash Point Records. Sunday Times Top Ten album of the year. Available from Amazon, iTunes and Splash Point.

Abbey Road Sessions

The Abbey Road Sessions

The Abbey Road Sessions from Splash Point Records. Available from Amazon and Splash Point.

Abbey Road Sessions

Somewhere Towards Love

Somewhere Towards Love from Splash Point Records. Available from Amazon and Splash Point.

More news items in the News Archive.

Ronnie Scott's Radio

Ian Shaw hosts the International Ronnie Scott's Radio Show featuring music, backstage interviews and rare performances. Listen in-flight on BA, online, on JazzFM, Jazz.FM91 and Jazz90.1.

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