Charlotte Glasson (‘Bonito’ album launch. Pizza Express Soho, 25 August 2022) – London Jazz News

“If you’ve ever wondered what smiles sound like, this is it!” (Hot Press, Ireland). Brighton-based saxophonist/ multi-instrumentalist Charlotte Glasson brings her 6-piece band to Soho’s Pizza Express on Thursday 25 August to launch her new album Bonito. And the are some interesting and unusual stories behind her compositions. Interview by Alison Bentley: Charlotte Glasson. Photo … Read more

Pizza Express London venues announce EFG LJF 2022 programme – London Jazz News

Take 6, Sheila Jordan and Steve Kuhn among headliners in the PizzaExpress Live line-up at EFG London Jazz Festival 2022says a press release from Pizza Express Live announcing fifty shows across the group’s three London venues, published this morning. Take 6. Publicity photo by John Abbott A BOOKING LINK FOR ALL NOVEMBER EVENTS IS HERE … Read more

Duncan Eagles (New Partikel Album ‘Anniversary Song’ / launch at Pizza Express Dean St, 9 August) – London Jazz News

The new album from Partikel, “Anniversary Song” (Berthold Records) is a belated celebration of ten years of the band’s existence. John Fordham’s feature/ interview with Duncan Eagles explains the history of the band and its name, notably how Partikel emerged from another, Tomorrow’s Warriors-nurtured, band called “Artikel”. His feature starts in the shadow of an … Read more

Irene Serra (10th Anniversary of ISQ, Pizza Express Dean Street, 8 June) – London Jazz News

ISQ (Irene Serra Quartet) is a jazz group led by vocalist/composer Irene Serra. Originally from Southern Italy, Serra moved to London more than two decades ago, in the first instance to study music. Breaking free from the Great American Songbook 10 years ago, she joined forces with her band to start writing original pop-influenced music. … Read more

Carla Cook (Pizza Express, 2 March 2022) – London Jazz News

Detroit-born singer Carla Cook is making a rare visit to London. She will be at Pizza Express Dean Street on 2 March with the trio of Matyas Gayer (piano), Mark Hodgson (bass) and Stephen Keogh (drums). Carla Cook. Photo © Antonio Porcar Cano Nominated for a Grammy for her first album, Carla Cook’s extraordinary career … Read more