Ian Shaw and Friends

Ian Shaw & Friends at Dean Street

Ian returns to PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho) for his annual week of fun and frolics with his best musical friends, 23rd - 29th January.



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

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.


Natalie Williams

Download for charity

Download Natalie Williams’ Xmas single – 50% of proceeds goes to The Phone Credit Group which provides refugee children with vital support.



Blue Note

Pictures from Beijing

Ian's gig at Blue Note on 7-8th November.

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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 JazzFM, Jazz.FM91 and Jazz90.1.

Upcoming dates

Thu, 18-October-2018
Jazz & The City, Salzburg Jazz Festival - at St Peter Stiftskulinarum

Thu, 25-October-2018
Celebrate Voice Festival - Salisbury

Tue, 13-November-2018
Cambridge Jazz Festival

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