Making a long overdue debut in our Jazz Divas Series, we welcome the effervescent, stylish singer and violin maestro Lizzie Ball, supported by Nick Fitch on guitar and Misha Mullov-Abbado on double bass.
Stand by for an evening of stylish, swinging music designed to get your feet tapping and put a big smile on your “happy to be here” face.
A prolific performer, Lizzie has been on the international stage for two decades as a multi genre violinist, vocalist, bandleader and founder of Classical Kicks Productions. She founded Classical Kicks in 2012 to bring classical music out of the concert hall to a wider audience, with diverse performers, with key performances including at Bestival and a residency at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club (both upstairs and main house).
In 2018, she was awarded an honorary degree for her services to music by University of Derby, featured in The Daily Mail as one of the UK’s 50 most inspirational females making an impact, and in 2020 she was made Guest Director of Vilnius based dynamic young chamber orchestra, ‘Mikroórkestra’. Her multi-faceted achievements also include as soloist/orchestra leader for a variety of artists, projects and tours including a performance at Madison Square Gardens, working with Hugh Jackman, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Ariana Grande and Liam Gallagher, as well as long- term collaboration with Nigel Kennedy as Leader of his Orchestra of Life. Lizzie also regularly fronts her band at Ronnie Scotts.
“Lizzie Ball lit the place on fire with her solos” – San Francisco Chronicle
“The audience seemed mesmerised especially when Lizzie Ball took a solo” – Rolling Stone Magazine
Here’s a flavour of what’s in store from Lizzie Ball — on fire
The Jazz Divas are back, in their spiritual home of The Pheasantry, on London’s King’s Road Chelsea, for their fourth and biggest ever series
For 12- nights, across Spring and Autumn 2022, JBGB Events present the UK’s greatest jazz singers in this compelling, intimate, Jazz Cabaret, venue, with a wide variety of music styles, embracing Soul, Instrumental, Latin, Bossa Nova, Broadway Shows, Great American Song Book and the Blues..
The Jazz Divas 2022, all multi- award winners, performing on Friday’s and Saturday’s in April, May, June, September, October and November are :-
Lizzie Ball, Katie Birtill, Elaine Delmar, Polly Gibbons, Georgina Jackson, Trudy Kerr, Claire Martin Graciela Rodriguez, Emma Smith & Clare Teal.
Please join us from some more wonderful evenings with JBGB Events Jazz Divas in our partnership with The Pizza Express Group at The Pheasantry.