HJC Presents "Time and Place" - By Paul Edis feat. Jo Harrop/Tenor Sax Vasilis Xenopoulos

Nov 20 2020 19:00 - 21:00

Tickets: £20.00
Limited Capacity

Doors: 6.30pm

Show: 7.00pm-9.00pm

Hampstead Jazz Club is an Official Venue Partner of London Jazz Festival Week November 2020 

"Time And Place” is a collection of original songs composed by 'brilliant young pianist' Paul Edis, alongside arrangements of classics from the Great American Songbook, inspired by the themes of Time and Place, and interpreted by ‘velvet voiced’ singer, Jo Harrop & dynamic tenor saxophonist Vasilis Xenopoulos.

"Edis & Harrop" are a duo working hand-in-glove, masterful musicians in our midst…. so good one didn’t want the night to end” Russell Corbett, Bebop Spoken Here & The Northern Echo 

Individually, Jo Harrop is an accomplished singer on the UK scene, appearing at the Royal Albert Hall, The 606 club, Pizza Express Jazz Club, The Sage, Scarborough Jazz Festival, amongst many other respected venues & festivals. Having started out as a singer/songwriter, including writing a song for Acoustic Alchemy’s album, Radio Contact, which was featured on Courtney Pines, Jazz Crusade radio show, she was also a backing singer for several international stars, before establishing herself as a Jazz singer.

“This girl was born to sing jazz, all the warmth and sensibility to melt even the chilliest of hearts” Blues & Soul Magazine

“Her voice is amazing, think Isaly whiskey, or tannin rich red wine - deep” Lance, Bebop Spoken Here

Described by Brian Morton for Jazz Journal as ‘A significant new voice in British Jazz’ – composer and pianist Paul Edis was selected for the prestigious talent development scheme ‘Take Five’ by Serious in 2017. His music has been played on the radio in the UK, Europe and in the US.

London Jazz described Vasilis Xenopoulos as ‘A tremendous asset to the UK Jazz Scene’ and he is one of the most in demand players around touring the UK with the Nigel Price Organ Trio.

Virtuoso bassist Andy Champion has performed alongside Bob Mintzer, Tim Garland, Jason Yarde and Andy Sheppard. As an improviser he has played alongside major international figures including Marc Ducret, Marilyn Crispell, Matt Maneri and Eugene Chadbourne. Also based in the North East, Andy regularly tours the UK with vocalist Zoe Gilby.

Russ Morgan studied drums at the Royal Academy of Music in London and is one of the North-East’s most sought-after drummers.

Line-up:

Jo Harrop - Vocals

Paul Edis - Piano/Arranger

Vasilis Xenopoulos - Tenor Saxophone

Andy Champion - Bass

Russ Morgan - Drums

This is a fully seated event.  COVID-19 regulations apply for seating and all measures are in place to ensure the safety of the audience and the performers

Please note, The Club is not licensed to allow access to Children under the age of 16 after 9pm, so for evening performances, please do not book tickets for children under the age of 16. Children aged 16 and above are welcome at any time.

We advise booking a table for dinner at the Duke of Hamilton upstairs at least 1hr before show-time - Book Here

Welcome to the Hampstead Jazz Club, the best new live music venue in north London. We’re proud to host intimate live performances from an eclectic mix of established musicians, as well as exciting emerging talent.

The Hampstead Jazz Club fondly brings back a unique atmosphere, reminiscent of the golden age of jazz. The club provides a functional, multi-purpose space that adds to its versatility. Whether you’re looking for somewhere to host a rehearsal, live recording, album launch, private event or more, we’d love to hear from you!