Some Kinda Wonderful – the Music of Stevie Wonder

Wednesday January 24

Some Kinda Wonderful – the Music of Stevie Wonder

featuring Noel McCalla and the Derek Nash Band

After two sensational sell out 2017 shows, first at Crazy Coqs and more recently at Pizza Express Dean Street, celebrating the life-time genius of Stevie Wonder, the mesmeric vocalist, Noel McCalla, and award-winning saxophonist, Derek Nash, with a band of top musicians, arrive at Pizza Express High Holborn to play a further wide-ranging catalogue of classic hits, guaranteed to appeal to anyone who loves great music.

From “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” through to hits from “ Innervisions,” “ Songs in the Key of Life” and “Hotter than July” and playing hit after hit, from the classics “Isn't She Lovely”and “Superstition” to beautiful arrangements of “My Cherie Amour” and “Overjoyed”, audiences are thrilled by the compositions by Stevie with which he and others had massive hits.

Noel McCalla’s long association with the brilliant Morrisey Mullen Band earned him acclaim as “one of Britain’s best Soul Singers” (Blues and Soul Magazine) and, for more than 19 years, Noel's searing, soulful vocals were featured with the iconic Manfred Mann's "Earth Band". 

Derek Nash has played in Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra since 2004 and is also a member of the Ronnie Scotts Blues Explosion. He has won several British Jazz Awards throughout his career fronting Sax Appeal, his Acoustic Quartet and the funk band, Protect the Beat. Derek has performed live, on record and on television with Gregory Porter, Chaka Khan, David Sunburn, Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Amy Winehouse and many, many more.  

The all star band supporting Noel and Derek are

Neil Angilley- piano 

Orefu Orakwue – bass  

Nic France – drums

 

Derek Nash is one of the most versatile saxophonists in the UK today" -The Guardian

“An exploding gas of a show” – The Hoste of Jazz

Doors open at 7pm. Music at 8.30pm.

Tickets £20