Ronnie Scott's

Ian at Ronnie Scott's

Hear Ian's new songs at Ronnie Scott's later this year. Four shows on Friday and Saturday, 28-29th October.


Ian in the studio

In the studio

Ian is back in the studio this week recording his next album. More news on this very soon!



Nomination in Downbeat poll

Following the international success of The Theory Of Joy, Ian has been nominated for Male Jazz Vocalist of the Year in the prestigious US Downbeat 82nd Annual Readers' Poll.

You can vote here.


Al Jarreau

The Ronnie Scott's Radio Show wins award

The New York Festival's International Radio Program Awards. The Ronnie Scott's Radio Show has won bronze for its Al Jarreau Masterclass editions in the Best Regularly Scheduled Music Program category.


The Theory Of Joy

Signed copies available

The Theory Of Joy on CD and vinyl. Purchase directly from our shop.

Also available from Amazon on CD or Luxury Double LP. Or download at iTunes or Spotify.


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.


The Theory Of Joy

Current 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

Reviews in full | Album details

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, Jazz.FM91 and Jazz90.1.

Upcoming dates

Sun, 27-August-2017
La Sovana, Sarteano, Italy - Special Event

Sat, 02-September-2017
wall2wall Festival, Black Mountain Jazz, Abergavenny

Sun, 03-September-2017
The International Day of the Disappeared - Lost At Sea and Lost On Land - British Red Cross Benefit - St James', Piccadilly

Full details