“We haven't had anything like this in New York for over twenty years". Wynton Marsalis
The Ronnie Scott's Late Late Show!
MONDAY - THURSDAY 11pm-3am
FRIDAY - SATURDAY 1am-3am
ENTRY ON THE DOOR
PREBOOKING AVAILABLE FROM BEGINNING OF MARCH 2014 (MON - THUR ONLY)
£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.
A newcomer to the British jazz scene, Gabriel Latchin is fast becoming recognised as one of the country's leading pianists. His hard-swinging, adventurous approach often draws comparisons to his many influences, including Herbie Hancock, Bill Evans and Phineas Newborn. Above all, he plays music that feels good, for people, not just musicians. As the master Art Blakey put it, "We are here to have a ball".
In addition to writing for and leading his own trio, Gabriel is constantly in demand as a side man. He has worked with Ronnie Cuber, former Jazz Messenger Jean Toussaint, Alex Garnett, The London Jazz Orchestra and The Royal Scottish National Orchestra. He has performed at concert halls, clubs and festivals around the UK and Europe, including The Barbican, The Queen's Hall, The London Jazz Festival, The Jazz Bar and in Holland and Monaco.
Gabriel has graduated with first class degrees from both Edinburgh University and the Guildhall School of Music and has also studied with world leading pianists Aaron Goldberg, Peter Martin and David Berkman.
Recently, Gabriel had the great experience of being invited to sit in with Christian McBride and Inside Straight at Ronnie Scott's.
- Christian McBride