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What's New

What's New

For his new album What's New, Ian is joined by Iain Ballamy on sax and Jamie Safir on piano. Release date, 7th February 2020.

Tickets go on sale today for the London date of the What's New tour – Friday 3rd April at Southbank Centre's Purcell Room.



Ian Shaw & Friends

Ian Shaw & Friends 2020

Ian makes his annual return to Dean Street to present a week of extraordinary music. He will be joined by a dazzling array of special guests from the international world of jazz, blues, soul and songwriting. Sunday 19th – Sunday 26th January 2020. PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho).

Tickets & info:

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

Upcoming dates

Fri, 13-December-2019
Kulturhaus LYZ, Siegen - The Spirit of Christmas

Sat, 14-December-2019
Konzerthaus, Dortmund - The Spirit of Christmas

Sun, 15-December-2019
Scala Theater Live, Ludwigsburg - The Spirit of Christmas

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