“Fantastic!” CLARE TEAL - BBC RADIO 2
“Ziggy's Get's it right!" Mica Paris
“Epic, Uplifting" London Jazz Festival -TIme Out ★★★★
“Awesome” Ronnie Scott’s
“Absolutely Fantastic” Clare Teal – BBC Radio 2
“Fiery and Hard-Hitting” Time Out
“THIS BIG BAND SWINGS, DRIVES, GROOVES AND ROCKS LIKE NO OTHER..” BBC Radio 2
Powerhouse drummer Steve Taylor and the 16 piece Big Band Explosion perform with their trademark “Fiery & hard-hitting”
(Time Out) style. Expect musical fireworks & Steve’s deftly crafted arrangements of Al Jarreau, Gil ScottHeron, Quincy Jones, Buddy Rich, George Benson plus icing the cake with brand new original tracks & special guests.
“A truly exceptional, once in a generation talent, possessing a voice of sizzling intensity and raw emotion” Jazzwise
“Polly Gibbons is a jazz talent whose voice is steeped in vintage R&B with shades of Aretha Franklin...A programme that sensitively mixes standards & originals” Sunday Times
“Gibbons is unmistakably a class act, getting classier fast.”
Polly Gibbons is a major presence on the UK Jazz scene, having been nominated twice as 'Best Jazz Vocalist' by JAZZ FM and the BBC.
She embraces the inspiring expansiveness of American Jazz, Blues, Soul and R&B. Polly's exceptional talent has led her to appear at the Royal Albert Hall, opening for George Benson and Gladys Knight. She appeared with Boz Scaggs at Montreal Jazz Festival and at New York's legendary Birdland Jazz Club and London Ronnie Scott’s.
Her music and her voice have a broad appeal to music lovers - and her ongoing touring over the last few years in the USA has garnered her many new fans.
“They don't come along very often, but this one's a star”
Johnny Mandel “I love her voice, really soulful, Can't wait to hear more of Polly” Joss Stone
American music magazine, DOWNBEAT, compeared Polly to a female version of highly acclaimed vocalist, Gregory Porter
Tonight appearing with top UK drummer Steve Taylor and his Trio As seen at Ronnie Scott's, & with Ian Shaw, Mica Paris, Steve Taylor Big Band Explosion
“Awesome” Ronnie Scott's “World class” Rhythm magazine
“Mesmerising..passion, grace and fire” Time Out
“Breathtaking” BBC 1 - The Big Picture
“London's finest flamenco” Jazz fm
Plus FRATER AND TAYLOR
Frater and Taylor play rousing inspirational, original melodic WorldJazz-fusion songs featuring Steve Taylor's pulsating rhythms and soaring vocals of Josie Frater & Rosie Frater-Taylor as heard at Ronnie Scott's on BBC Radio London & Jazz FM
due to the ongoing issue with coronavirus COVID-19This event has been postponed.
All of us at Ziggy's thank you for your support and look forward to welcoming you very soon!. April 24th Ziggy's is still scheduled to go ahead - please check back for updates.
Some venues are continuing as normal, some are temporarily closing. We wish you all well.
STEVE & JOSIE