For now we are sticking with last year’s model of Tom and friends running the fantastic local jazz offer The Big Kettle with monthly jazz club special nights. We would love to be able to run more, but we are aware of the risk of booking bands and the potential need to cancel if there is covid disruption from either side. So hopefully we have struck a good balance and see how we go! We are currently only booking monthly visiting bands until Autumn 2022, but will keep our ears to the ground and if we feel able to offer more of these gigs then we will.
Tuesday 12th July 2022
kAREN lANE qUARTET
St Ives Jazz Club at the Western Hotel
Band starts 7.30pm
Food available (please order direct with the hotel on 01736 795277 and arrive by 6.30pm latest)
Free entry / Pay What You Can
We are delighted to be hosting Karen Lane Quartet.
It's a brilliant band:
Karen Lane (Vocals)
Dominic Ashworth (Guitar)
Andy Hamill (Bass)
Andrea Trillo (Drums)
Sensational vocalist and songwriter Karen Lane showcases her passion for the music of Brazil in her own inimitable way on her 6th album PASSARIM - a unique take on a beautiful range of timeless material singing in both Portuguese and English.
Raised in Perth Western Australia, Lane settled in London around the millenium, quickly establishing herself on the UK jazz scene and attracting the ear of the legendary chat show host Sir Michael Parkinson, who championed her music in several of his broadcasts. Her 2004 Bossa Nova album Taste, was described by leading magazine Jazzwise as:
“So laid back that to listen to it, you risk slipping a disc - delightful. Perfect for those balmy summer evenings - a genuinely heartfelt homage to the profound allure of bossa nova.”
Having launched at Sunset-Sunside in PARIS, Lane has played at world famous venues, including Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, Pizza Express and Café de Paris in Monte Carlo.