“Fantastic!” CLARE TEAL - BBC RADIO 2
“Ziggy's Get's it right!" Mica Paris
“Epic, Uplifting" London Jazz Festival -TIme Out ★★★★
"Mesmerising... passion, grace and fire" - Time Out
"Breathtaking" - BBC1 the Big Picture
"London's finest flamenco" Jazz FM
World class flamenco graces the Ziggy’s stage, with the return of Europe’s finest flamenco artists - Fiesta Flamenca, featuring guitar virtuoso Ramón Ruiz.
Thrilling virtuoso musicianship and authentic flamenco. The incredible Ramón Ruiz is the UK's leading flamenco guitarist, sharing the stage with the passion and brilliance of flamenco dancer Anita la Maltesa whose sensual voice and breathtaking footwork evokes the true spirit of traditional flamenco. This is London's hottest flamenco on fire!!! Plus special guest flamenco artists.
Ramón Ruiz has established himself as the UK's leading flamenco guitar player. Born in Granada Spain and based in London, Fiesta Flamenca have performed worldwide at many of the UK's most prestigious venues, including Royal Albert Hall, Royal Variety Show, Ronnie Scott's, BBC Radio and the One Show.
Time: 8pm (2 hrs)
A rousing double bill, FRATER AND TAYLOR's powerfully uplifting world-jazz-groove original songs plus SAMBA AZUL, a rhythm-centric, Brazilian-inspired jazz outfit led by US drummer Adam Osmianski, bringing the spirit of Brazil to the heart of London
Scottish born vocalist/songwriter Josie Frater & Drummer/composer Steve Taylor unite Brazilian, Jazz, Pop and world-beats in an adventurous, melodic world-jazz excursion. Their ‘jazz-fusion’ sound & 'Superior Lyrics' evoke the best of Latin-jazz diva Flora Purim, Annie Lennox, Pat Metheny and folk heroes Pentangle, “Sublime” “Superb, captivating” Time Out “Cinematic, Sparkling” BBC Radio 2 Janey Lee Grace Frater and Taylor have performed along- side Omar, Mica Paris, Ian Shaw, Nitin Sawhney & will be playing material from new album ‘Colour Me’, FEATURING rising star- guitarist/ songwriter/daughter Rosie Frater-Taylor “One to Watch 2019”, “A songwriter of her time” Jazzwise magazine "she's got it" Ian Shaw As featured on Jazz FM. BBC Radio London , Radio 2 & Ronnie Scott's. Josie Frater (vocals/percussion) Steve Taylor (drums/vocals) Rosie Frater-Taylor (guitar/vocals) Matt Carter -(keys) Jonny Wickham -(bass)
SAMBA AZUL are “A formidably talented outfit invoking the spirit of Brazil” London Jazz news Hot on the heals of their recent sell-out Jazz Cafe show & debut album launch at Pizza Express Jazz Club. US drummer Adam Osmianski leads this uplifting ensemble “Featuring emerging pianist/vocalist composer Joy Ellis , in a mesmerising line up evoking the Joyous nature of Brazilian music. Adam Osmianski (drums/percussion/vocals) Joy Ellis (piano/Rhodes/vocals) Pedro Velasco (guitar) Greg Gottlieb (bass) Alex Talbot (percussion) Jeremy Shaverin (percussion/vocals) Greg Sanders (guitar)
Time: 8pm (2 hrs)
"Superb... Captivating" - Time Out
"Sublime" - Guardian
"Luscious sounds" BBC London Live