Giacomo 'Smitty' Smiths quartet is formed of the core members of the Kansas Smitty's House Band. This collective of some of the best young musicians on the London scene incorporates the swinging beat of Kansas City Jazz with an openness towards modern playing. The band draws influences from soul and jazz icons ranging from Count Basie to James Brown to Wynton Marsalis.
The group features Reuben James (Piano), Pedro Segundo (Drums), Fergus Ireland (Bass) and leader Giacomo Smith on Saxes and Clarinet.
“We haven't had anything like this in New York for over twenty years". Wynton MarsalisClick The Video Below For An Idea Of The Late Late Show (actual band on the night varies!)
The Ronnie Scott's Late Late Show!
MONDAY - THURSDAY 11pm-3am
FRIDAY - SATURDAY 1am-3am
ENTRY ON THE DOOR (NO PREBOOKING)
£10 Entry, £5 Students (with ID), FREE entry to MU, Club members and main show ticket holders
In 1959, saxophonist Ronnie Scott opened the door to a small basement club in London’s west end where local musicians could jam. Today, it is one of the world’s most famous jazz clubs attracting packed houses and the biggest names in jazz and popular music and Ronnie Scott’s welcoming, stylish setting is also home to London’s coolest late night hang.
Each night Monday to Saturday, after the main act, Ronnie Scott’s presents the Late Late Show, where some of the UK’s finest jazz talents take to the stage for a late night blowing session.