EFG LJF 2023 programme: concerts at Piano Smithfield announced

The EFG London Jazz Festival 2023 is gradually taking shape. Following three “waves” of artists being announced by the organisers, programmes for other venues are being announced. We have already looked at Pizza Express’s three venues and Ronnie Scott’s (links below) and now is the turn of John Billett of JBGB Events to announce the appealing programme he has put together for Piano Smithfield. plus . We also list to other events he is promoting: an event at St. John’s Smith Square on the final evening of the festival and one gig at Pizza Pheasantry on Tuesday 14 November.

The highlight of the Piano Smithfield programme is the evening with the great vocalist Elaine Delmar plus a group including guitarist Jim Mullen

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Elaine Delmar. Publicity photo .


Friday 10 November

 – The Tom Smith Big Band

Saturday 11 November

Chris Ingham Quartet – Hoagy 2! – The Life & Music of Hoagy Carmichael 

Sunday 12 November

Gabrielle Ducomble – Parisian jazz and tango

Monday 13 November

  Blowin The Blues Away with Alan Barnes & Bruce Adams Quintet

Tuesday 14 November

Piano Smithfield: Noel McCalla and the Derek Nash- The Wonder of Stevie – The Music of Stevie Wonder

(also Pizza Pheasantry  – Clark Tracey Quintet)

Wednesday 15 November

  Elaine Delmar’s Jazz Heart – *** (Winner of “Best Singer” – Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2023)*** with Jim Mullen, Robin Aspland, Simon Thorpe Bobby Worth.

Thursday 16 November

The Tom Green Septet

Friday 17 November

  –  “Tonight” –  The Music of Leonard Bernstein with The Rob Barron Trio & Guests

 – Saxophone Double with Harry Greene & Dave O’Higgins

Saturday 18 November  – – Liane Carroll Solo

Sunday 19 November

Guitar Duo – Nick Fitch & Jamie McCredie

( Also St John’s Smith Square – Will Todd’s “Mass in Blue“)

LINKS/ NOTES: Third wave of EFG LJF’s own programming

Ronnie Scott’s programme

Pizza Express (three venues / fifty gigs)

JBGB events website

Start time is 8pm and Piano Smithfield is at 14 Long Lane, London EC1A 9PN

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