EFG London Jazz Festival 2018
Friday 16th : BOOKINGS & MORE INFO
9:30 - Imaani & Nate Williams “Soul to Soul” - vocal-led soul/R&B band £16
The 606 Club features two of the finest Soul/ Groove singers in the UK, Incognito's Imaani and her special guest, Nate Williams (Jamiroquai, Eliza Doolittle, Katy B). An immensely popular night with a fantastic atmosphere “Williams…he delivers the goods…with a deep groove, musicianship and emotion…Check out this talented new singer” SoulTracks THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED - CANCELLATION LIST ONLY
Saturday 17th : BOOKINGS & MORE INFO
9:30 - Saxophone Summit: 4-sax front line with Mornington Lockett, Ed Jones, Chris Maddock & Special Guest feat. the Gareth Williams Trio £16
This remarkable gig features a breathtaking 4-sax front line backed by Gareth William's piano trio. A highlight of the London Jazz Festival/606 calendar since its inception, this year we present Mornington Lockett, Ed Jones, Chris Maddock and special guest. THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED - CANCELLATION LIST ONLY
Sunday 18th : BOOKINGS & MORE INFO
1:30 - Jonny Mansfield's "Elftet" £12 A recent Royal Academy of Music graduate, vibraphonist/percussionist/
Sunday 18th : BOOKINGS & MORE INFO
8:30 - Noel McCalla/Derek Nash “Some Kinda Wonderful”: Tribute to Stevie Wonder – vocal/sax-led jazz/groove £14 Two of the UK's finest musicians, saxophonist Derek Nash and singer Noel McCalla with their band, join up to celebrate the music of one of the greatest singer/songwriters of all time, Stevie Wonder. Not to be missed!
Monday 19th : BOOKINGS & MORE INFO
8:30 - Luna Cohen - "Celebrating 60 Years of Bossa Nova" - vocal-led Brazilian quintet with Special Guest: Jurandir Santana-vocals/guitar £14 Brazilian-born Luna Cohen with her Special Guest, singer/guitarist Jurandir Santana tell the story of Bossa Nova, from its origins in the Samba of Rio through its global success in the 1960s to its influence on the new generation of Brazilian musicians. "Cohen…rising star" Time Out
Tuesday 20th : BOOKINGS & MORE INFO
8:30 - Simon Wallace's UK Roots Band, "London Lights" £14
London Jazz Festival debut: pianist & composer Simon Wallace & his ‘UK Roots’ Band debut his new programme, “London Suite” inspired by the vibrant cosmopolitan street music of London from the 18th century to the present day. Featuring award-winning saxophonists Dave Lewis & Mark Lockheart, bassist Adam King, drummer Rod Youngs and percussionist Richard Olatunde Baker.
Wednesday 21st : BOOKINGS & MORE INFO
8:30 - Tony Kofi "Portrait of Cannonball" - sax-led modern jazz feat. Alex Webb-piano; Andy Cleyndert-bass; Alfonso Vitale-drums & Special Guests: Byron Wallen-trumpet; Deelee Dube-vocals £14 Nottingham-born multi-award-winning saxophonist Tony Kofi presents ‘Portrait of Cannonball’, paying homage to the late Cannonball Adderley. Also featuring Byron Wallen (trumpet/cornet) & Deelee Dube (vocals), performing music written by and associated with this giant of jazz.
Thursday 22nd : BOOKINGS & MORE INFO
8:30 - **606 Club Special** Craig Handy £18 From the US: A powerful and melodic saxophonist, Craig Handy has worked alongside the likes of Herbie Hancock, Cedar Walton, Elvin Jones, Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Betty Carter and Wynton Marsalis. A striking and elegant player, he is admired the world over. With special guest, guitarist Phil Robson. '...all grace and liquid ease' New York Times
Friday 23rd : BOOKINGS & MORE INFO
9:30 - Samara -Latin-/jazz band featuring Steve Rubie-flute/sax & Liliana Chachian-vocals with special guest Paul Booth-saxophone: £16 A six-piece jazz/Latin group led by 606 Club owner Steve Rubie featuring Liliana Chachian-vocals & special guest, Paul Booth. The music is an infectious blend of Brazilian samba, Jazz & Latin & everyone has a great time! “Cracking Latin-jazz” Time Out; “Paul Booth…exceptional talent” Sunday Times
Saturday 24th : BOOKINGS & MORE INFO
9:30 - Clark Tracey: Celebrating 40 Years of Making Music drum-led modern jazz feat. Art Themen, Simon Allen-saxes; Mark Armstrong-trpt; Gareth Williams-pno; Arnie Somogyi-bs £16 Tonight Clark Tracey, one of the UK’s most respected musicians, will be celebrating 40 Years as a professional Jazz Musician, with a frontline that features the saxophonist on his first ever gig, the iconic Art Themen. “Tracey...one of the most impressive jazz drummers in Britain” The Times
Sunday 25th: BOOKINGS & MORE INFO
1:30 - Sunday Lunchtime Special: "Together for the First Time"
vocal-led mainstream jazz feat. Rachel Sutton, Eileen Hunter & Jo Harrop-vocals £12 Three of the 606 Club’s favourite vocalists, Rachel Sutton, Jo Harrop & Eileen Hunter, perform timeless vocal-led jazz standards and repertoire from the Great American Songbook. A delightful and fun-filled afternoon!
Sunday 25th : BOOKINGS & MORE INFO
8:30 - Polly Gibbons featuring James Pearson £14 Polly Gibbons is a consummate performer with a sultry, distinctive style. Recently nominated Vocalist of the Year by Jazz FM, Polly is a special talent. A very old friend (Polly performed her first London gig here, back in the day) it’s with great pleasure that we welcome this remarkable singer and her band back for this 606 Club EFG London Jazz Festival finale. Guaranteed to both thrill and delight. “exceptional” Jazzwise; "remarkable” Evening Standard