JAZZ IN JUNE – JAMES PEARSON & FRIENDS
Saturday 10th June 2017 - 7:00 pm| £15 - £25
James Pearson is a pianist, composer and creative tour de force. He is also the Artistic Director and resident pianist at Ronnie Scotts, where his trio are the house band. Together, accompanied by special guests, James will make his annual trip north.
James is equally at home as a concert pianist. He has played concertos with the Philarmonia and the BBC Concert Orchestra, amongst many others. His performance of Rachmaninoff’s 2nd piano concerto was broadcast on Classic FM and Gershwin’s Piano Concerto and Rhapsody in Blue on BBC Radio 2. With collaborations ranging from Paul McCartney to Wynton Marsalls, James is fast becoming one of the country’s most sought after pianists.
Amongst the many people James has worked with are Dame Cleo Laine, Maria Ewing, Marian Montgomery, Petula Clark, Kevin Spacey, John Wilson, Elvin Jones, Wynton Marsalis, Joss Stone, Dave Stewart, Buddy Greco, Johnny Griffin, Joseph Horowitz, Richard Rodney Bennett, Ray Davies, Jeff Beck and Paul McCartney.
‘Pearson is in shattering form on these sessions’ Sunday Times
‘One of the world’s most talented pianists’ The Observer
James will be accompanied by special guests – tbc
Tickets £15, £20, £25, Students £10 + Group Discount (10%) available 10+
Early Bird Ticket (20% Discount) available until Friday 31st March
Doors Open 6pm
Performance Starts 7pm
Interval 70 minute supper interval
Dining Options Pre-order supper, hamper, canapé basket, or bring your own picnic