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Madeline Bell

An Audience with Madeline Bell

An extra date due to popular demand. The legendary singer Madeline Bell talks to Ian about her life of music and collaboration, and performs songs that have marked six decades of her fabulous career. Crazy Coqs, Brasserie Zédel, Piccadilly.

Monday 6th June
Monday 27th June (sold out)




What's coming' atcha...

Ian interviewed on Marlbank

Speaking on the phone from London earlier in the afternoon Ian Shaw was preparing to rehearse for his already sold out birthday show next month that falls on the singer’s 60th.

The “wonderful, brazen” actor Hadyn Gwynne (neatly cynical Alex Pates in the marvellous 1990s TV comedy series Drop the Dead Donkey), who is drawn to the music of Stephen Sondheim, had just confirmed as a guest....

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Ian Shaw at 60

Ian Shaw at 60

Join Ian for a dazzling night of music, stories and ace surprise guests from music, theatre, radio, comedy and TV. Kings Place, Thur 2nd June.

Sold out. Some tickets may be available on the day.


New Videos

Ian recorded live at Ronnie's Scott's Jazz Club on 1st December 2021. With Barry Green (piano), Conor Chaplin (bass), Dave Ohm (drums) and David Preston (guitar).

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Not Even Music

Not Even Music, series 3

The third series of Ian's acclaimed podcast is out now. Diary musings, portraits of icons past and present, and special guests from music and entertainment.

Listen, subscribe & share at: | apple | spotify


Refugee Support

Refugee Support

Ian has been appointed Patron of Refugee Support, an organisation providing direct help to refugees within Europe, focusing on delivering aid with dignity.


What's New

What's New

“scores exceptionally highly for its communicative power and the way in which the trio expertly charts the narrative ebb and flow of some of the finest songs of the twentieth century”
★★★★ review in Jazzwise

“an assured vocalist, an accomplished saxophonist, and an in-demand young pianist… it all comes together wonderfully”
★★★★ review in Jazz Journal

Reviews in full | Album details

Shine Sister Shine

Shine Sister Shine

“A beautifully sustained piece of work, Shine Sister Shine is Shaw at his absolute best.”
★★★★ review in Jazzwise

“his easily swinging and open-hearted vocals that become emotionally raw in places, inhabiting each song to maximum effect”
★★★★ review in Jazz Journal

Reviews in full | Album details

The Theory Of Joy

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