Ian Shaw with Iain Ballamy @ PizzaExpress Jazz Club, Soho

Ian Shaw with Iain Ballamy @ PizzaExpress Jazz Club, Soho

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (map)

Ian Shaw - vocals
Iain Ballamy - saxophone
Jamie Safir - piano

This exciting trio collaboration sees legendary UK saxophonist, Iain Ballamy (Hermeto Pascoal, Loose Tubes, Norma Winstone) team up with Shaw and irrepressibly brilliant pianist Jamie Safir (Will Young, Elaine Delmar, Judi Jackson). Expect a gloriously lyrical travelogue from early American song through Ellington, Horace Silver and Billy Strayhorn to Joni Mitchell.

Iain Ballamy Qrt feat. Jason Rebello @ Fringe Jazz, Bristol

Iain Ballamy Qrt feat. Jason Rebello @ Fringe Jazz, Bristol

Fringe Jazz Bristol (map)

Iain Ballamy - saxophones
Jason Rebello - piano
Percy Pursglove - trumpet & double bass
Mark Whitlam - drums

A return to a favourite venue!

The program will span decades and genres with fresh takes on well-loved standards and new original material by Ballamy in preparation for a future recording for ECM records.

Clark Tracey's birthday gig @ Herts Jazz Club

Clark Tracey's birthday gig @ Herts Jazz Club

The Maltings Arts Theatre (map)

Clark Tracey is joined by friends to celebrate his birthday at the Herts Jazz Club at The Maltings, St Albans. Expect some great playing, humour and vibes.

University Big Band @ Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham

University Big Band @ Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham

Elgar Concert Hall (map)

Iain Ballamy - saxophone
Malcolm Edmonstone - arranger
Jonathan Silk - director

The University Jazz Orchestra are joined by Iain to perform his music arranged by the incredible Malcolm Edmonstone. This promises to be a special evening of contemporary jazz performed by the incredible musicians in the Music Society’s Jazz Orchestra.

Huw Warren Trio plus Iain Ballamy @ Wakefield Jazz

Huw Warren Trio plus Iain Ballamy @ Wakefield Jazz

Wakefield Jazz (map)

Iain Ballamy – tenor/soprano sax
Huw Warren – piano
Percy Pursglove – trumpet/bass
Zoot Warren – drums

Welsh pianist and composer Huw Warren has achieved an international reputation for lyrical, innovative and eclectic music-making over a thirty year career. Iain joins Huw’s regular trio for what promises to be a great night at Wakefield Jazz.