At the 14th annual Parliamentary Jazz Awards, held last night at PizzaExpress Live Holborn, Ian won for Jazz Vocalist of the Year. The award was presented to him by Elaine Delmar.
For this special Festival date, Ian is joined by The Citizens of the World Choir, a group of refugees, asylum seekers, volunteers and campaigners.
Saturday 24th November at Kings Place.
Thursday 18th October, Jazz & the City, Salzburg.
Thursday 25th October, opening Celebrate Voice, Salisbury.
Tuesday 13th November, opening the Cambridge Jazz Festival.
Classics from Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Wilson, Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder, David Bowie and (if you shout loud enough) The Pogues. Saturday 8th December at Purcell Room, Southbank Centre.
Tickets at: www.southbankcentre.co.uk
“…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…”
“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.