Tickets: £20.00 Seat at a shared Table for 4 /£15.00 Seat - No Table
La Gaffe - Aperitivo: 6:00pm-7:45pm
Mixed Italian plate menu offer with a glass of house red/white wine or Prosecco all for £18.00 (booked directly) or £15.00 with a Jazz Ticket.
Jazz Club Doors: 7.30pm
Celebrating all things Italian, The Hampstead Jazz Club has partnered with La Gaffe Restaurant to offer a fixed Aperitivo menu before presenting Aficionado and world renowned Italian Saxophonist Renato Aiello with his quartet and a special performance by the fabulous Deelee Dube’Renato Aiello
Born in Naples 1959. Renato began to study the saxophone on 1979 at the age of 20, with virtuoso sax player Antonio Andolfi, then with Sal Nistico, Steve Grossman, Tony Scott.
He started his professional career playing with Giovanni Tommaso's big band for Pupi Avati’s tv program in 1986/87.
During his long and acclaimed musical career, Renato has performed sold-out International tours together with collaborations with another great saxophonist Tony Scott, as well as touring in Japan for several years with the Yoshida Masahiro trio. Following on, he reached the shores of Europe where he toured with Art Farmer and Rachel Gould in 1996/97.
Renato is not only a virtuoso saxophonist, but is a composer/songwriter in his own right, and to his credit has created great pieces of music for the stage and recordings, with one of his most accredited pieces being his composition of music for an opera entitled “Seven Red Doors” by writer Oberto Airaudi and several co-productions for IRMA Records as sax player and producer.
Renato has played with a number of world class musicians in his career, including:
Art Farmer, Sal Nistico, Steve Grossman, Eddie Duran, Kirk Lightsey, Keith Copeland, Duffy Jackson, Roland Prince, Alain Jean Marie, Spike Robinson, Jim Mullen, Claire Teal, Bruce Forman, Gene Calderazzo, Phil Lee, Sax Appeal, Bruce Adams, Mark Bassey, C.Tracey, D.Green, G. Husband, P. Jacobsen, S. Melling, Gilad Atzmon, P. Robson, John Chritchinson, Patrice Galas.
As he became a UK resident, he continued to feature in London's top live music hotspots which included: The Late Night Show at ROnnie scott, Upstairs at the Ronnie Scott’s Bar, The Royal Festival Hall foyer, Jazz Cafe’, The Vortex, The Barbican foyer, Wigmore Hall, The National Theatre Foyer, Pizza Express Dean street, Pizza Express Maidstone, The Crypt camberwell, The Crypt St.Martin In fields Trafalgar Square, Pizza on the park, Jazz Cafe’ Posk, Primo Bar at Hotel Plaza westminster,Italian Cultural Institute Of London, 606 Club
“D’Aiello’s weighty, behind-the-beat sound shows how a poetic imagination can rekindle a long-gone style without nostalgia” (John Fordham, Friday March 16, 2007 The Guardian, Four stars review)
Deelee Dubé - The first British winner of the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, Deelee Dubé makes her second visit to Hampstead jazz club. Deelee, who established her London reputation with tenor saxophonist Renato D’Aiello at Ronnie Scott's Acoustic Jazz Lounge. will also perform a selection of her favourite standards and a couple of originals with Renato.
Renato D’Aiello - Tenor Sax
Deelee Dube’ - Vocal
Matyas Gayer - Piano
Darren Mc Carty - Bass
Alfonso Vitale - Drums
Run for decades by the Italian Stella family, this is an institution in Hampstead dating back to 1962, offering the best in Italian food and hotel accommodation.
Special Jazz Club Mixed Plate Menu Offer
Prawns in a cocktail sauce on a bed of iceberg lettuce
Together with a glass of house red/white wine or prosecco all for £18.00 (booked directly) or £15.00 with a Jazz Ticket.
Please note, La Gaffe restaurant is at 107-111 Heath Street, a short 2-3 min walk from the Jazz Club.
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.
For £20.00 Tickets:
Seats are not numbered and you will be seated at available tables. Please note tables seat 4 people, so for bookings of less than 4 people, you will be seated and share a table for 4.
For £15.00 Tickets:
This is a fully seated event. Seats are not numbered and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.