Saturday 28 February
7.30pm – 10pm
We have a fabulous line-up of local musical talent for you on Saturday 28 February. Headlining will be local jazz piano legend Jack Honeyborne and his sensational singing partner Stefania Salvador. Jack is well known around the borough. He’s a long-standing stalwart of the Ealing Summer Jazz Festival and performs regularly around Ealing and at the Spice of Life in Soho. Jack’s career goes way back. He was Vera Lynn’s music director for 20 years. Before that, in the 50s, he played with many of the popular dancebands, including The Squadronaires, the Joe Loss Orchestra and Nat Gonella and his Georgians. Jack has also worked with Eartha Kitt, Sammy Davis Jr, Harry Secombe and Peggy Lee. He’s a true music legend – and has lived in Ealing for the last 46 years!
Jack has been working with up-and-coming singer Stefania Salvador ever since she arrived in Ealing from her native Italy in 2011. A classically-trained pianist herself, Stefania can turn her hand to any number of styles – jazz, French chansons, the Great American Songbook, and popular songs in several languages including, of course, Italian. Tonight, Jack will treat us to a few stories and anecdotes from his long career – and a highlight of the set will undoubtedly be one of Stefania and Jack’s legendary “four hands” pieces on the piano!
We have a great support act for you too. Doc Stenson is also a long-time Ealing resident (he lives up the road from Jack!) and is a well-known singer-guitarist on the folk and blues circuit, a master of genres from country and city blues to ragtime, old jazz, bluegrass, Irish and Tex-Mex. Vintage Americana is his bag. And he plays a mean harmonica too. During his long career he has played with blues artistes such as Lowell Fulson, Eddie Cleanhead Vinson, Brownie McGhee and Lazy Lester. He’s a bit of a musicologist too, and will no doubt take you on a journey with a few of the numbers he has tracked from Scotland and Ireland way up into the Appalachian Mountains, where Celtic jigs and reels changed their names and became old-timey fiddle tunes. So come along and enjoy a fine evening of music that crosses the genres – from jazz to blues, Parisian melodies to hillbilly two-steps, possibly even a bit of classical. And everything in between…
Tickets cost £8 each (£6 concessions – OAPs/Students/Unemployed) (£4 for GML residents)
Treat yourself to a pre-show dinner with Coco Labelle. Chef Elisabeth Brown and her team bring you the freshest flavours in a delightful fusion of Mauritian, Caribbean and European food. Doors open at 6pm. To make your dinner reservation please email us firstname.lastname@example.org
Vegetable Spring rolls on a bed of Crispy Seaweed £3.45
Meat Spring Rolls on a bed of Crispy Seaweed £3.95
Lentil, Quinoa, Rocket, Seaweed & Seeds Asian Infused Salad £5.95 Salad + 2 Vegetable Spring Rolls £7.95
Bol Renverse’ £8.50 the upside down bowl Chinese marinated chicken, rice and fried egg
Miso Soup £6.95 noodles, tofu, mushrooms, mange tout & baby corn
Bookings are closed for this event.