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Seven Decades of Song

Seven Decades of Song

Paul Gambaccini and Ian Shaw in an evening of stories and anecdotes from Gambo's fascinating life with his choice of songs.

Thursday 16th May at 9.15pm and Friday 17th May at 7pm at Crazy Coqs, Piccadilly.



ABBA: 50 Years of Pop

Ian on Channel 4

Ian discusses the heritage of 50 years of Sweden’s pop scene, the ABBA phenomenon and the genius of producer, Max Martin (Britney, Gaga, Pink, Beyoncé, Tove Lo).

Available on demand.


An Adventurous Dream

An Adventurous Dream

Out now to stream and download, the new live album from Ian Shaw and Tony Kofi (alto saxophone), with Barry Green (piano) and Dave Green (bass).

Recorded at PizzaExpress Live in London. Released by PX Records. CD and double vinyl out on 7th June.

Get the album now:


Greek Street Friday

Greek Street Friday

Ian's new album is out on CD, LP and download. Available to buy direct and at BandCamp.

Ian talks about Greek Street Friday to Robert Elms (BBC Radio London) and performs the title track live in the studio.


Falling Uphill

Falling Uphill is the new single from Ian's album Greek Street Friday. Music and word by Ian Shaw and Jamie Safir.


Watch Greek Street Friday on video

Greek Street Friday, written by Ian Shaw and Jamie Safir. Video directed by Cian Llewellyn. Watch more music videos, including Years with Matt Kent and To Be Held, on the Videos Page.


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Interview – listen now

Ian Shaw is interviewed by Mike Vitti for BBC Radio


BBC Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Cheltenham Jazz Festival on BBC

Ian joins an all-star cast for the Cheltenham Jazz Festival. With Guy Barker’s Big Band and the BBC Concert Orchestra. Ian sings Small Day Tomorrow and My Favourite Things.

Watch on BBC iPlayer:

Not Even Music

Not Even Music, series 3

The third series of Ian's acclaimed podcast is out now. Diary musings, portraits of icons past and present, and special guests from music and entertainment.

Listen, subscribe & share at: | apple | spotify

What's New

What's New

“scores exceptionally highly for its communicative power and the way in which the trio expertly charts the narrative ebb and flow of some of the finest songs of the twentieth century”
★★★★ review in Jazzwise

“an assured vocalist, an accomplished saxophonist, and an in-demand young pianist… it all comes together wonderfully”
★★★★ review in Jazz Journal

Reviews in full | Album details

Refugee Support

Refugee Support

Ian has been appointed Patron of Refugee Support, an organisation providing direct help to refugees within Europe, focusing on delivering aid with dignity.


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 online, on Jazz FM (UK), Jazz.FM91 (Canada), Jazz90.1 and Jazz88.FM (US).