Iconic jazz venue Ronnie Scott’s relaunches late-night shows


As Ronnie Scott’s celebrates his 62nd birthday, the iconic Soho Jazz Hall is relaunching its lineup of legendary Late Late Shows…

Photo: Ronnie Scott’s

Open four nights a week, Ronnie’s now brings in Londoners jazz, neo soul, jazz funk and DJs until the early hours of the morning.

The ongoing program of performers and musicians ensures that there is something for new fans and the diehard among us.

Wednesday the nights continue to feature jazz-centric performances with the best rising stars of the future.

These parties will also feature some of the top performers on the UK scene today, including the saxophonist Rachael Cohen, trumpeter Mark Kavuma, guitarist Dani Diodato and Big Band frontman and trumpeter Matt Roberts.

Thursday evenings are devoted to neo-soul, nu-jazz, R&B and hip hop, an evening reflecting the diverse and vibrant UK music scene.

Resident hosts will get things going, including Basement JAXX and singer Dizzee Rascal Vula Malinga, BRIT School Renato Paris star and hip-hop jazz artists JD3.

Pioneer New Zealand drummer Myele Manzanza tracks the nu-jazz scene and brings audiences a fusion of hip hop, dance and jazz into the morning hours.

At Friday and Saturday at night, everything revolves around groups.

Crossing genres, Ronnie Scott’s Late Late Shows now feature groovy and bass, jazz, funk, soul and more.

Tight, stylish and groovy instrumentalists, singers and DJs come together to present some of the most exciting live experiences around, featuring artists like Robin Mularkey, The Drawtones and the incredible British bassist Yolande Charles MBE.

Founded in 1959 by saxophonists Ronnie Scott and Pete King, Ronnie Scott’s has grown into one of the most famous jazz clubs in the world.

The club initially opened in a small basement at 39 Gerrard Street in London’s West End and moved to its current home in 1965.

It was the place where local musicians could jam and showcased the best of British jazz talent, as well as many prominent American and international jazz artists to British jazz fans later.

Since the beginnings of Sarah Vaughan, Count Basie and Miles Davis, the club has continued to feature some of the biggest names in jazz, as well as rising stars.

The club also has a charity – the Ronnie Scott’s Charitable Foundation – dedicated to supporting jazz and music education in the UK and beyond.

The aim of the association is to make music education accessible to all children and adolescents, especially those who are disadvantaged, by raising and distributing funds and donating musical instruments to organizations. who create and develop music education programs for young people.

Tickets: from £ 12
Schedule: from 11 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday
Address: 47 Frith Street, Soho W1D 4HT
Website: ronniescotts.co.uk

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