Jamie Safir Trio
LONDON Hampstead Jazz Club
The Duke of Hamilton 23-25 New End Hampstead
Hampstead Jazz Club’s Musical Director brings his own trio for a rare performance of original material, some of it never heard before.
Jamie will be releasing his debut album in 2020 and is very excited to share the material with a special one-off show in Hampstead as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival week.
The trio showcases Jamie’s virtuosic and melodic approach to the piano and his original music is derivative of Folk, Fusion and Soul music as well as the Jazz Tradition.
Jamie Safir is a 27 year-old pianist, composer and arranger highly in-demand in jazz, pop and musical theatre in the UK. He has worked regularly with Will Young over the last 3 years and also performed with the likes of The Brand New Heavies, Olly Murs, Rebecca Ferguson & Steps.
Within the London jazz scene, Jamie has an ongoing collaboration with award-winning vocalist Ian Shaw as well as having worked with Liane Carroll, Natalie Williams, Stan Sulzman, Iain Ballamy, Barb Jungr and the Ronnie Scott’s All Stars.
He was a keyboardist in the hit 2017 musical Bat Out Of Hell and is currently Musical Director for Patti Boulaye and working on ‘The Sweetest Sounds of Rogers and Hart’ featuring Claire Moore & Robert Meadmore.
‘Safir plays with wonderful judgment, delicacy and alertness’ London Jazz News
‘The star of the show and the binding force behind the entire set was Jamie Safir. Not only a pianist at the start of a hugely promising career, but a musical arranger of true talent.’ Musical Theatre Review