Leeds Jazz

JazzLeeds Festival

Ian plays the JazzLeeds Festival as part of the Shine Sister Shine tour. Sunday 22nd July at Leeds College of Music.

Full line-up at www.​jazzleeds​festival​ or see event details on Facebook.

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Pizza Express Live

The Shine Sister Shine tour continues

Three performances at PizzaExpress Live this month. Thursday 19th at Soho, Friday 20th at Maidstone, Saturday 21st at Birmingham. All shows start 8.30pm.

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Shine Sister Shine

More reviews for Shine Sister Shine

“…the album demonstrates Shaw's range as vocalist and as songwriter. He is a fabulous singer whatever the musical genre, equally at home with jazz, pop or soul. He is a good pianist too…”

reviews for Shine Sister Shine


Ronnie Scott's

Ian talks about Shine Sister Shine

Ahead of Ian’s shows at Ronnie Scott’s (Friday and Saturday, 27th and 28th October) hear Ian talking to Mike Vitti about his new album on Ronnie Scott’s Radio.

Ronnie Scott’s Radio on MixCloud (from 31:30).


BBC London

Ian on BBC Radio London

Ian chats with Robert Elms about Shine Sister Shine and his forthcoming gigs.


BBC London

Ian on BBC Radio Suffolk

Ian talks to Stephen Foster about jazz, his new album and Jeanette Winterson.

The Theory Of Joy

Ian's 2016 album: The Theory Of Joy

“Shaw and his trio leave most of their peers at the starting gate.”
★★★★ review in The Telegraph

“Shaw's ability to … cut to the emotional heart of a song … remains astonishing.”
★★★★ review in Jazzwise

Reviews in full | Album details

Phone Credit for Refugees

Phone Credit for Refugee Children

The Phone Credit Group provides refugee children with vital support. Ian talks to Paula Erol of The Phone Credit Group and Tess Berry-Hart of Calais Action about this fundraising initiative. Listen to the podcast to find out how you can help.


Letter of Hope

The Calais Jungle

As many of you know, I have been working for a year now as a volunteer at the unofficial refugee camp – known as the jungle

A letter of hope from jazz singer Ian Shaw

Ian Shaw

Listen to My Brother

From The Theory Of Joy (Harmonia Mundi/Jazz Village), release February 2016. Please consider making a donation to refugee aid – all info below video.

Watch video of My Brother

Rory Bremner

Ian Shaw hosts the International Ronnie Scott's Radio Show

Featuring music, backstage interviews and rare performances.

Listen in-flight on BA, online, on Jazz FM, Jazz.FM91 and Jazz90.1.

Upcoming dates

Thu, 19-July-2018
Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho, London SHINE SISTER SHINE TOUR

Fri, 20-July-2018
The Music Room, PizzaExpress, Maidstone SHINE SISTER SHINE TOUR

Sat, 21-July-2018
PizzaExpress Live, Birmingham SHINE SISTER SHINE TOUR

Full details