Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club

From Sir Bruce to Bowie; A Conversation With Strictly's Hayley Sanderson

Hannah Gal | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Gal

She has captivated millions with her powerful singing on Strictly Come Dancing and has echoed the thoughts of many when expressing her views on the X Factor phenomenon.

Shea: Blissfully Lost In Music

Jason Holmes | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Shea refers to her desire to avoid the over-embellishment too often heard in the vocal styles of singers intent upon demonstrating 'their range', a general technique which instead makes them sound as if they are crying out in pain while tumbling down a flight of stairs.

The Power and the Glory: Carleen Anderson @ Ronnie Scott's, Soho, 8 January

Jason Holmes | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Petite and lithe, Carleen Anderson took the stage in a black gown and launched into a 90-minute set of jazz and gospel at the legendary London jazz club, and such was her vocal power, that in an instant we all forgot the ephemera of the day just gone.

Away from the Mainstream: Meet the Oxbow Lake Band

Jason Holmes | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

'We're a gigging band in Scotland,' Andy Clucas tells me. 'We started as an acoustic band back in the winter of 2007, and a lot of people told us we had a Dexys [Midnight Runners] sound, probably because our sound is...eclectic.'

To Hear an Angel Sing: Carleen Anderson

Jason Holmes | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Across the table in a Surrey coffee shop sits no ordinary singer. The smile is luminous, the eyes soft, her voice languorous.

Nigel Price: Striking Chords

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

To paraphrase a well-known British songwriter, he's got a pick in his pocket and it makes him a player. Nigel Price, one of the leading lights of the UK funk and jazz scene, spoke to Jason Holmes about his taste in music and how devotion to the guitar transformed his life.

Hot Or Not: Princess Beatrice's Little Black Dress

MyDaily | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Style

Princess Beatrice donned a simple little black dress and blazer for an outing with boyfriend Dave Clark to Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club in London....