London Jazz Festival 2018

Ian at Kings Place for EFG London Jazz Festival

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.

efglondonjazzfestival.org.uk     |    www.kingsplace.co.uk


Elaine Delmar and Ian Shaw

Jazz Vocalist of the Year

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.


Liane Carroll and Ian Shaw

Liane Carroll & Ian Shaw

Thursday 18th October, Jazz & the City, Salzburg.

Thursday 25th October, opening Celebrate Voice, Salisbury.

Tuesday 13th November, opening the Cambridge Jazz Festival.


Claire Martin and Ian Shaw

Ian Shaw and Claire Martin's Early Xmas Cracker

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


Shine Sister Shine

More reviews for Shine Sister Shine

“…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…”

reviews for Shine Sister Shine

The Theory Of Joy

Ian's 2016 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

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.


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 (UK), Jazz.FM91 (Canada), Jazz90.1 and Jazz88.FM (US).

Upcoming dates

Fri, 23-November-2018
Bristol Cathedral, Clifton

Sat, 24-November-2018
The EFG London Jazz Festival: Kings Place, London

Sat, 01-December-2018
Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, Soho, London

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