Vocalist Kevin Fitzsimmons will be joined by pianist Leon Greening on Monday for the weekly jazz session at the Bedford Arms.
Kevin is a London-born jazz singer, bandleader, lyricist and songwriter, with current self-produced album Show Me The Way released to considerable critical acclaim. He has enjoyed many sell out shows at Ronnie Scott’s, had a concert broadcast live on Jazz FM, headlined a 400-seater Athens concert backed by pioneers of Greek jazz scene, The Dimitris Kalantzis Quartet, and with his band appeared in E4’s Made In Chelsea.
His distinctive vocals been used by by global brands including Louis Vuitton and Hermes and corporations for marketing campaigns in New York, Far East, Europe and London, as well as for TV and radio commercials – including a TV advert with Hollywood film star Naomi Watts. As a vocalist on the corporate/party/private events circuit he’s entertained royalty twice and been booked by many celebrities and sports stars to sing at their own private events. scene.
Leon has been the sideman of choice for over a decade with the ‘who’s who’ of the UK jazz scene. Known as ‘everybody’s favourite pianist’, his hard swinging style has made him a favourite on the jazz scene.
Completing the rhythm section will be UK renowned bassist Arnie Somogyi and drummer and event organiser Mark Hale.
Music starts from 8.30pm with suggested contributions £5 to ensure the musicians receive a fair fee.