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Soho.Live Jazz Week - Thursday September 12th

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iluvlive presents Anjelo Disons & The Oracle

September 12, 2019 - 9:30 pm

Japes, Dean St.

Anjelo Disons is a talent overspilling with heart and soul, backed by a sensational collective of musicians called The Oracle. His jazz-tinged vocal style has been praised by the likes of Clash Magazine and Lost Culture.

Aged 14 and armed with his own guitar, he began his journey busking on the streets of South London. Here he steadily built up a local following for his outstanding live performances, playing and honing his skills with the Oracle collective, leading to him supporting award winning soulstress Bridget Kelly and spoken word artist Alysia Harris. The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist presents us with masterful soul music, sprinkled with heartwarming melodies, guitar riffs and a hint of jazzy scatting. Definitely a voice for the future.

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Yamaha Music London, Wardour St.

Yamaha Music London presents a store drop-in of GeeJay. Their sleek, yet powerful vocals fit perfectly on top of the classy chords and groovy rhythms, whilst the saxophone adds melodic touches to the music.

Gina & Jacob’s shared love for Soul, Jazz, and Funk music can clearly be heard in the music, and is also translated into their live show. On stage, the pair like to improvise segments of their songs on top of live looped grooves, which pays homage to their interest in the Jazz genre of music.

Meet GeeJay, and see them perform inside central London’s oldest and largest music store as part of Soho.Live Jazz Week 2019.


This is an in-store pop-up performance, so tickets are not required, follow our instagram account for up-to date information about this event.

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Christian Brewer

September 12, 2019 - 7:30 pm

Salon Noir, L’Escargot, Greek St.

Christian Brewer is one of the most lyrical and soulful alto players to have emerged from the UK in recent years. Loved for his melodic playing and pure tone, he is a regular at London’s prestigious Ronnie Scots, and a staple part of Soho’s jazz scene making him and his band a perfect addition to Soho.Live Jazz Week.

His musical roots besides jazz also include funk and groove orientated music. This has lead to commercial work with reggae trombonist Rico Rodriguez, Push, Paul Weller, Ottis Grand and the Ragga Twins amongst many others. This diversity has enriched his musical outlook and is evident in his style of playing and composing, whilst never compromising the authenticity of the jazz.

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Aydenne Simone & The Big Mama Trio

September 12, 2019 - 7:30 pm

The Piano Bar Soho, Carlisle St.

An absolute regular and legend of the Piano Bar Soho is London powerhouse jazz vocalist Aydenne Simone (aka 'Mama') and here she is to deliver a magical jazz night/

Aydenne's philosophy is very simple "Give your audience songs they will remember, do it justice and do it right!.   Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and those in that era had one thing in common, outstanding quality.  "

“She makes the hairs stand up on the back if your neck…..” Time Out 

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Liam Stevens

September 12, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Bills Restaurant, Brewer St.

Join the vibrant young jazz pianist Liam Stevens and guests for an evening of jazz standards and sparkling improvisation. Liam Stevens is one of the most exciting young collaborators on the jazz scene today. Liam displays a deep understanding and passion for music, winning increasing plaudits from audiences and respected musicians alike.

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This is a performance inside Bills Restaurant, so tickets are not required. However advance reservations for dinning are recommended from

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Riketté Genesis & the Liam Stevens Trio

September 12, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Salon Noir, L’Escargot, Greek St.

Up and coming jazz singer Rikette Genesis returns to soho alongside the Liam Stevens Trio to perform at L’escargot. Expect repertoire from Anita O'Day, Sarah Vaughn and Ella Fitzgerald.

Rikette’s cohesive productions run the gamut of smoky, jazz filled vibes up to 1940’s swing. Regularly collaborating with the Liam Stevens Trio at The Piano Bar Soho, the two acts coming together for this special Soho.Live Jazz Week will be a performance not to be missed.

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KoKo Collective

September 12, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Green Bar, Hotel Café Royal, Air St.

A collective of London-based players dedicated to anything that swings… 

Featuring musicians from the bitter end of the festival circuit (Tantz, Nubiyan Twist, Noya Rao) and one from the Royal Navy (?), they are all passionate about one thing - keeping jazz sounding slick, fresh and soaked in the blues.

Featuring this year on Soho.Live’s inaugural festival LP available from this band produces a stack of rare sounds from Bechet, Ellington, Fats, Condon, Django, Kirby et al. in the impressive and historic Green Bar of the Hotel Café Royal. 

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This is a performance inside the Green Bar, so tickets are not required. Table service for Cocktails and Drinks is available for all guests, and guests are required to follow the Hotel’s dress code.

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The Piano Bar Soho Whisk(e)y Experience

September 11th and 12th, 2019 - 1:00 pm

The Piano Bar Soho, Carlisle St.

The Long & The Short Of It – A Drinkers Guide to Long and Short Whisk(e)y Cocktails
The long and the short of it is an immersive whisky experience with the teams from Yardhead Single Malt Scotch and American Eagle Tennessee Bourbon.

Mix Scotch in long cocktails like your Dad told you not to, and smoke an old fashioned in a glass jar like a hero…what’s not to like.

Your experience lasts approximately 20 minutes, entry is available anytime between 1pm - 6pm on September 11th and September 12th. Simply show your ticket at The Piano Bar Soho (16 Carlisle St.) for entry. One entry per person, per day.

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Collette Cooper Stripped

September 12, 2019 - 10 pm

Quo Vadis, Dean St.

Collette is a jazz and blues influenced solo artist championed by BBC Introducing, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 6 Music, Soho Radio and Jazz FM. Her music is eclectic with dramatic, dark, theatrical, and sometimes ironic tones. Her radio show champions new and established women in blues and jazz and now you can come and see a selection curated for you live. 

Collette is difficult to fit into any box – she has a unique sound of her own. Her truly unique style and visually captivating performance leaves audiences enchanted and wanting more with her raspy, hauntingly unique vocals. She is often described as ‘Imagine Janis Joplin channelling Edith Piaf.’ Her original work is timeless yet fresh, and her versions of covers are unlike anything else you’ve ever heard. She completely makes them her own.

For this special occasion ticket holders do not need to be members of Quo Vadis to experience this intimate performance in this very unique location. They also receive a complimentary “Collette Cooper Stripped” cocktail & goody bag.

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Bluey Robinson & The Fedz x Neo Soul Collective

September 12, 2019 - 9:30 pm

100 Wardour Street, Wardour St.

Supported by the Neo Soul Collective feat. Ego Ella May, Bluey Robinson launches his new single "Dance with You" at this special launch party for Soho.Live Jazz Week. Kicking the gig off is the Neo Soul Collective, born from an experimental EP put together by producer and MD Nathan Britton, comprising of several of London’s top nu soul performers the Neo Soul Collective presents originals and covers of some of the best nu:soul to come out of London in recent years. This performance features vocals from Ego, Natalie Oliveri & Kimba Bush accompanied by a musical heavyweights from the Soho.Live Studio Band.

100 Wardour street will be serving dinner until 9pm for guests then the Fedz lead singer Bluey Robinson performs a set including his new single. Bluey as a songwriter with serious soul, as a collaborator he joined Justin Bieber onstage for his European ‘My World Tour’ and also joined the likes of D’angelo, Alicia Keys, Trey Songz and Tinie Tempah on theirs.

The Fedz is a daring UK collective who with their unique blend of soul , reggae and hip-hop have, in their short career been championed by MistaJam, Clara Amfo, and Trevor Nelson & been picked as one of 1xtra’s Hot for 2017. Comprising 13 young creatives based in London their renegade street takeovers are notorious once closing down Oxford Street with 5000 people in a ’’sea of smiles’’, while after wowing crowds on the festival circuit including Glastonbury, Lovebox and Bestival their music Is winning hearts and minds all over the UK. This is jazz but maybe not as you know it.

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Neo Soul Collective feat. Ego Ella May

September 12, 2019 - 7:00 pm

100 Wardour Street, Wardour St.

Born from an experimental EP put together by producer and MD Nathan Britton, comprising of several of London’s top nu soul performers the Neo Soul Collective presents originals and covers of some of the best nu:soul to come out of London in recent years. This performance features vocals from Ego-Ella May, Natalie Oliveri & Kimba Bush accompanied by a musical heavyweights from the Soho.Live Studio Band: Tashomi Balfour (Sax), Nathan Britton (Piano), Sheldon Agwu (Guitar), Karl Rasheed-Abel (Bass), Jamie Murray (Drums).

Ego Ella May has a high level of admiration for people who show their vulnerabilities through music, and uses this as a source of inspiration; “It’s so easy to lie to yourself and others, so I really admire people who have the audacity to be truthful”. Her songwriting takes influences from equal measures of reflective moments of solitude and conversations with friends which she demonstrates with effortless power in each unique voicing.

Set menu’s will be available for our seated guests with 2 courses for £32 / 3 courses for £35.

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September 12, 2019 - 9:30 pm

Salon Noir, L’Escargot, Greek St.

SEN3 are an exciting new genre-hopping guitar trio have emerged from London’s melting pot. The band create a compelling wide-screen sound world that’s rich in melody and emotive harmonies, contemporary beat-culture and heavy riffs. Imagine a combo of Pink Floyd’s ethereal epic-ness, Thundercat’s psychedelic soul-funk, a touch of J-Dilla/Madlib beat conducting with a twist of Led Zepellin riffs and you’re halfway there.

With credits as in-demand sidemen for David Gilmour, Jamie Woon, Jessie Ware, Khadi Tatham and PBUG, the band stretched out in early 2017, releasing their debut album The Drop to rave reviews and plenty of attention from Jazz FM, BBC Radio, Ronnie Scott’s, Jazzwise Magazine, Sofar Sounds and Dublab. The band are now writing and recording new material to be showcased as part of Soho.Live Jazz with some high profile collaborators, as Max says: “we are taking our sound to a different place and constantly looking to adapt and develop.” SEN3 are definitely ones to watch.

“Love this new Project” - Chris Philips Jazz FM

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Kansas Smitty’s: Travelin Light

September 12, 2019 - 9:30 pm

Soho Theatre, Dean St.

"Travlin Light" is a brand new collaboration between composer and ECM artist Kit Downes, Kansas Smitty’s House Band leader, Giacomo Smith and Tom Farmer, of celebrated UK band Empirical. 

These three strong individual voices come together to explore the under travelled land of "folk-jazz", a term coined by their inspiration, clarinetist, Jimmy Giuffre. 

Born on the one of the hottest nights of the year in one of the hottest basements in London, Kansas Smitty’s, it makes its Soho debut as part of Soho Live Jazz Week.

Tickets are available direct from the Soho Theatre box office, please click the link below for more information.

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Late Night Jazz Jam feat. Jamie Murray

September 12, 2019 - 10:00 pm

Soho Joes, D'Arblay St.

Jamie Murray is one of the greatest up and coming drummer/percussionists on the scene today. A forward thinking and conceptual player, with a solid groove style yet an open minded approach to free experimentation, his performances are always fresh and exhilarating! With a strong sense of writing, his compositions are personal and original, with an electronic – Jazz – Fusion style attached to them. He has played with most of his contemporaries and peers in the London Jazz Scene as well as crossing into the electronic pop world. He’s played & Recorded with Jazz giants the Sunra Arkestra Members Knoel Scott and Cecil Brooks as well as many other musicians in todays Jazz scene. Currently, Jamie is involved in a number of projects, consistently touring Europe and the USA as a side man and also as a band leader.

Come down to experience this ultimate “jazz hang” with Jamie’s house band and the other performers taking part in this years festival late until the early hours. JamBand holders can access the jam complimentary, purchase your JamBand for this and other perks at

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