Ian appears with Claire Martin on the In Tune Christmas Special. BBC Radio 3 at 5pm, Friday 18th December.
In this special seasonal celebration, Claire Martin joins Ian in classic American standards, show songs and beautifully arranged takes on the pop and soul canon. Tickets include mulled wine and refreshments. Saturday, 19th December at Bridgepoint Rye, East Sussex.
The new video from Ian Shaw
“Pretending To Care is a song I've always loved to sing. It's about love, broken promises and the need to just be true to your core.”
Ian performs two celebration solo shows at Crazy Coqs, Piccadilly. Sunday 13th December at 2pm and 8.30pm.
Ian has been appointed Patron of Refugee Support, an organisation providing direct help to refugees within Europe, focusing on delivering aid with dignity.
Read more at www.refugeesupport.eu
Ian Shaw with the Steve Taylor Trio. Filmed prior to lockdown for this year's EFG London Jazz Festival. Exclusive online show. Password access is available from Wednesday November 18th at 7pm and lasts for the next 7 days.
Buy access (£3.50): ziggysclub.com/shows
Ian opens the festival, streaming on 18th November at 8pm.
Details and to watch online: www.cambridgejazzfestival.info/events
Ian sings Stardust alongside Antoine Boyer on guitar. From the new album Festival 2020! Featuring 40 musicians, including guests Pete Long, Gareth Lockrane and Nigel Price. Produced by violinist Tobie Medland.
Please support London jazz by purchasing the digital album (high quality download). Proceeds go to 9 venues where Gypsy Jazz Festival of London would have been staged.
Ian returns for two shows with his trio. Socially distanced seating. Friday 9th October.
Ian's regular summer outing at Crazy Coqs with his solo show featuring the words and music of Joni Mitchell and David Bowie. Reduced capacity audience to enable social distancing. Thursday 27th, Friday 28th and Saturday 29th August at 7pm.
Ian performs four shows with his trio over two nights. Reduced capacity audience to enable social distancing. Friday 14th and Saturday 15th August.
Livestream of Ian and Claire in concert at Ronnie Scott's on 23rd July.
Ian and Claire have performed together for nearly thirty years, but until now have never performed one of their duo shows at London's Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club.
Tune in to hear them on Thursday 23rd July at 7pm (UK time).
Ian sings the Jule Styne/Bob Merrill classic. From the album Integrity (Abeat Records), due for release on 4th September 2020. With Alessandro Di Liberto (piano), Tommaso Scannapieco (bass) and Enzo Zirilli (drums). Video by Stefano Giovannini.
The Theory Of Joy and Shine Sister Shine (both double LPs) are now back in stock. Get both of them for the special price of £40 with free delivery in UK, until the end of May.
From the new album What's New, a video released to mark International Jazz Day. Ian joins Iain Ballamy and Jamie Safir for a wistful take on the Johnny Mercer/Michel Legrand classic. Featured in Jazzwise.
Ian's last visit to the BBC before lockdown was to Radio 2 as guest of Clare Teal. Ian talks about his new album.
Ian talked to Robert Elms about We Stopped Talking, the new song that he wrote with Jamie Safir.
The collaboration between Ian Shaw (voice), Iain Ballamy (tenor sax) and Jamie Safir (piano).
“Forever insightful and quirky vocalist Ian Shaw warmly celebrates timeless songwriters from Bernstein to Bacharach with ideal foils in saxophonist/composer Iain Ballamy and piano rising star Jamie Safir on What's New.” John Fordham, The Guardian.
Alfie performed by Ian Shaw (voice), Iain Ballamy (tenor sax) and Jamie Safir (piano). From their album What's New. Recorded at their recent session at Jazz FM.
We Stopped Talking is a new song – a letter to love, community and diversity, inspired by Robert Elms’ critically praised book, London Made Us to raise much needed funds, in uncertain times, for the hugely compromised homeless, rough sleepers and vulnerable refugees. Ian's co-writer is Jamie Safir, who produced the song and edited the video.
Hi everyone, firstly, I hope you're all doing as okay as is humanly possible. Thank you for your lovely messages regarding our postponed tour. We are all feeling the same stuff here, and the collective urge to simply look out for each other has never felt stronger. Music and The Arts have never felt so needed, but it's all there online for the time being. And hopefully soon, we can all do our thing - with some of you in the room!
Ian plays six nights in Europe, 22nd – 30th March. Joined by Barry Green on piano (Cologne, Mannheim, Hamburg, Berlin and Vienna) and his trio (Basel).
For more information, visit live shows.
Ian joins a stellar cast including Kurt Elling, Clarke Peters and Dee Dee Bridgewater in this noir-inspired jazz audio drama. Queen Elizabeth Hall at Southbank Centre – 31st January. Returns only.
What's New is a new collaboration between three of the UK’s leading jazz musicians – Ian Shaw teams up with saxophonist and composer Iain Ballamy and pianist Jamie Safir. CD is now on pre-order. Signed copies available.
Tickets now on sale for this exclusive night of conversation and music – Kurt Elling joins Ian Shaw to mark the UK launch of Elling's The Big Blind. PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho) – Monday 27th January.