Ian and Guy

Ian and Guy Barker at the movies

Ian appears with Guy Barker at Hauser & Wirth Somerset on Saturday 13th May. Part of The Sound of Silent: Celebrating 100 Years of Music and the Movies.


Ian and Liane

Ian and Liane Carroll in Birmingham

Friday 19th May at PizzaExpress Live – a first for Birmingham!




Ian joins Ann Mitchell and Simon Callow for this fundraiser in Stratford East London in aid of Wac Arts and Side by Side Refugees. Sunday 23rd April.

View e-flyer. More info on Facebook.


Bowie Songs

Drive In Saturday

The new single of Bowie's Drive In Saturday featuring Ian, now available on download from iTunes and Amazon. From Clifford Slapper’s album Bowie Songs One.


The Theory Of Joy

Signed copies available

The Theory Of Joy on CD and vinyl. Purchase directly from our shop.

Also available from Amazon on CD or Luxury Double LP. Or download at iTunes or Spotify.


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.


The Theory Of Joy

Current 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

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 JazzFM, Jazz.FM91 and Jazz90.1.

Upcoming dates

Mon 29-May-2017
Teatro Verdi, Salerno

Fri 02-Jun-2017
PizzaExpress Jazz Club, Soho - Midnight show

Wed 14-Jun-2017
Crazy Coqs, Brasserie Zedel, Piccadilly, London W1
- 9.15pm

Full details