Not Even Music is Ian's funny, moving and highly-personal podcast featuring stories from his excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir.
Ian sings Stardust alongside Antoine Boyer on guitar. From the new album Festival 2020! Featuring 40 musicians, including guests Pete Long, Gareth Lockrane and Nigel Price. Produced by violinist Tobie Medland.
Please support London jazz by purchasing the digital album (high quality download). Proceeds go to 9 venues where Gypsy Jazz Festival of London would have been staged.
Livestream of Ian and Claire in concert at Ronnie Scott's on 23rd July.
Ian sings the Jule Styne/Bob Merrill classic. From the album Integrity (Abeat Records), due for release on 4th September 2020. With Alessandro Di Liberto (piano), Tommaso Scannapieco (bass) and Enzo Zirilli (drums). Video by Stefano Giovannini.
The Theory Of Joy and Shine Sister Shine (both double LPs) are now back in stock. Get both of them for the special price of £40 with free delivery in UK, until the end of May.
Most of Ian's back catalogue is available to buy from the online shop – Shine Sister Shine, The Theory Of Joy, A Ghost In Every Bar, Somewhere Towards Love, Lifejacket, Drawn To All Things, Taking It To Hart and Double Event. Why not treat yourself!
Alfie performed by Ian Shaw (voice), Iain Ballamy (tenor sax) and Jamie Safir (piano). From their album What's New. Recorded at their recent session at Jazz FM.
“A beautifully sustained piece of work, Shine Sister Shine is Shaw at his absolute best.”
★★★★ review in Jazzwise
“his easily swinging and open-hearted vocals that become emotionally raw in places, inhabiting each song to maximum effect”
★★★★ review in Jazz Journal
“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
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.
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…
From The Theory Of Joy (Harmonia Mundi/Jazz Village), release February 2016. Please consider making a donation to refugee aid – all info below video.