Join internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and songwriter Joe Stilgoe and his tremendous Big Band at St.John’s Smith Square for this EFG London Jazz Festival closing night concert.
Joe Stilgoe is an internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and songwriter with a rich musical heritage (his father is lyricist and entertainer Richard; his mother the opera singer Annabel Hunt).
Joe has toured all around the world with his band and as a solo act, having appeared in jazz clubs from New York to Berlin to Kuala Lumpur, including sell-out runs at legendary London venue Ronnie Scott's.
He has appeared as featured soloist with orchestras, including the BBC Concert Orchestra, John Wilson Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Northern Sinfonia, Lahti Symphony, and the RTE Orchestra in Dublin.
Joe will play classics from the likes of Cole Porter and Louis Prima, plus hits from his five critically lauded albums, three of which have topped the UK Jazz Chart.
Expect a mixture of virtuosic musicianship, breathtaking theatricality and interaction with the audience, combining on the spot improvisation and the quickest of wits.
Musical virtuosity with a swashbuckling stage presence’ – The Guardian
Performance starts at 7.30pm
Tickets £35 £25. £20. £15
Swinging Saturday and Sunday in the EFG London Jazz Festival come to St Johns Smith Square for the weekend of November 24/25 featuring Liane Carroll, Claire Martin & Joe Stilgoe, a trio whose names mean outstanding, brilliant musical entertainment.