Claire Martin with Rob Barron

Thursday July 25

Claire Martin
with Rob Barron

At The Pheasantry, Kings Road, Chelsea, London

Claire Martin OBE, one of our greatest and most highly awarded jazz musicians, marks her return to The Pheasantry, with these two evenings showcasing the wonderful music of America’s most successful song writer, George Gershwin. “Nice Work If You Can Get It” is the Gershwin Theme of these concerts, with Claire and her accompanist Rob Barron at the piano, promising a concert of their very best “Nice Work”, “And You Can Get It If You Try” by just booking for these wonderful summer concerts. Sit back and relax in the company of these wonderful Gershwin songs and more. “But Not For Me”, “Embraceable You”, “Fascinating Rhythm”, “Foggy Day”, “How Long Has This Been Going On”, “Summertime”,” S’Wonderful”, and of course, “Nice Work If You Can Get It” And to celebrate the Centenary of Gershwin’s amazing “Rhapsody in Blue, be prepared for Rob’s solo piano cadenza, as a sensational bonus.

Claire Martin is an established tour de force on the UK jazz scene gaining many awards, including winning the British Jazz Awards eight times along the way.

She has released 18 must have CD’s and performed all over the world with her trio and, worked extensively with the late Sir Richard Rodney Bennett in an intimate cabaret duo setting in England and USA.

Claire has toured extensively across Europe; opened the London Jazz Festival; sang twice in the Jazz Divas series; sold out Ronnie Scots with wide acclaim and has performed “Just the Two of Us” concerts with Joe Stilgoe at St James Theatre and Pizza Express Jazz Club on Dean Street plus her Three’s Company show with Iain Mackenzie and David Newton and duo performances with Ian Shaw.

“Claire Martin ranks among the four or five finest jazz singers on the planet”Jazz Times USA


Rob Barron appears regularly with the BBC Big Band, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra and the Simon Spillett Big Band in the U.K. and performs often on the New York jazz scene. He is a superb accompanist to many jazz musicians, including Claire Martin, Stacey Kent, Jacqui Dankworth, among many. His first album “What’s In Store” enjoyed critical acclaim.

His most recent concerts, featuring the music from West Side Story and many other compositions by Leonard Bernstein, enjoy critical success and appreciative sold-out events.

“Rob’s style evokes a passion for the American Tradition of Wynton Kelly, Cedar Walton and Hank Jones”The Hoste of Jazz


Doors 6.30pm

Music 8pm

Tickets £30