Jazz is Back at Lauderdale House, Highgate (starts 21 October)

The Thursday night Jazz at the House series at Lauderdale House in Highgate, programmed by one of LJN’s heroes Brian Blain, will start again on 21 October. The full programme and a booking link for all four concerts is below. It is a room with a friendly acoustic. This is , we believe, London’s top gig (*)


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Jazz in the House is back with a new season of big names and Lauderdale favourites this autumn. Expect modern, world-class jazz in a beautiful historic setting.

Thursday 21 October I 8pm I £12.50
Led by bassist and composer Alison Rayner, multi award-winning quintet ARQ are widely celebrated from several years of extensive UK and European touring and critically acclaimed for album releases ‘August’ (2014) and ‘A Magic Life’ (2016). Their music combines richly nuanced compositions, rhythmic interplay and folk-infused melodies; this, along with their love of improvisation, creates a strong sense of narrative and cinematic quality.

Ivo Neame
Thursday 4 November I 8pm I £12.50
Over the last ten years, Ivo Neame has led ensembles that have performed all over Europe at notable jazz festivals and venues. The music is an exploration of contrast and represents an ongoing quest to house multiple musical styles and influences under one roof.

An Evening with Ian Shaw
Thursday 18 November I 8pm I £17
Join multi award-winning jazz singer, pianist, actor, comedian and broadcaster, Ian Shaw, in concert and in conversation, at this exclusive solo show for the EFG London Jazz Festival 2021. He is join by the presenter, producer and DJ, Mike Vitti, and you, the audience.

Georgia Mancio
Thursday 2 December I 8pm I £12.50
Multi award-winning jazz vocalist, lyricist and producer, Georgia Mancio, is one of Europe’s most respected, adventurous and multi-faceted new artists. Her multi-lingual music references classic jazz and Latin alongside her own astonishing writing, always stamped with an unfailing emotional integrity.


Lauderdale House (publicity photo above) is on Highgate Hill, London, N6 5HG

(*) measured in metres above sea level…

LINKS: Programme and Bookings

Birthday Greetings to Brian Blain at 90, from 2019

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