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Ian and Claire's Early Xmas Cracker

Ian and Claire’s Early Xmas Cracker

For over 20 years, Claire and Ian have got together over the festive period to share an evening of wit and mischief, hilarious originals and rousing singalongs. Join them at the Purcell Room, Southbank. Sunday 8th December.

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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).

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Ronnie Scott's 60th Gala

Ronnie Scott’s 60th Anniversary Gala

Ian appears alongside an all-star line-up including Kurt Elling, Van Morrison, Pee Wee Ellis and Georgie Fame. In aid of the Ronnie Scott’s Charitable Foundation. Wednesday 30th October at The Royal Albert Hall, London.



Michel Legrand Tribute

Michel Legrand Tribute

Last Friday, at the Festival Hall, a tribute was paid to the era-defining composer, Michel Legrand. Ian joined an all-star cast including Alison Moyet, Maria Friedman, Richard Hadfield and Tasmin Little.

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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

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

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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

Thu, 14-November-2019
Googlies Jazz Supper Club, Botany Bay, Enfield - 8pm show

Fri, 22-November-2019
Pulham Market Memorial Hall, Diss IP22 4SU

Sat, 30-November-2019
St Barts Great Hall, London - with The London Gay Big Band in support of World Aids Day

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