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Sunday night free jazz for Finchley

Soho Jazz Knights will perform a selection of Jazz old and new, swing and blues

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St Mary-at-Finchley will be hosting an evening of Jazz on Sunday 21st January.

Direct from the heart of London The Soho Jazz Knights is an instrumental collective put together by U.K bassist Shura Greenberg in 2019 with a desire and commitment to present live jazz and popular music to audiences throughout the capital and beyond.

Performing both classic songs from the jazz and popular music songbook and choice originals every date is an odyssey of passionate music making.

Bassist, band leader and Soho jazz knights arranger Shura Greenberg is an alumni of The Guildhall School of Music in London (as is Dirk Vetter) and since graduating has been a professional working in both the world of theatre shows and performing jazz in venues throughout the UK. Shura had a particularly rich association with the late great British saxophonist Duncan Lamont. Over a number of years Shura and Duncan performed together in a variety of different ensembles including The Shura Greenberg Duncan Lamont Quintet.

The Knights personnel also include German saxophonist Dirk Vetter whose previous work in the UK involves playing alongside such British jazz legends as Gordon Beck, Ron Matthewson, Spike Wells and Ian Hamer.

Drummer/percussionist Paulo Bertagna. Moved to London in 2000. Studied with the greatest Italian drummer at center music profession in Milano and in London at drum-tech.Versatile drummer currently performing with different musical projects from Jazz big band , funk and small trio.

Trumpeter Steve Sincock is yet another alumni of the Guildhall School of Music and has been performing on the London jazz scene for over three decades. His unmistakable tone and musical approach has been likened to Chet Baker.

7.30pm – doors open at 7pm
Sunday 21st January 2024

Entry is free.

St-Mary-at-Finchley, 26 Hendon Lane, London, N3 1TR.

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