Nightly Music in the Brasserie
Our swinging house bands play in the Brasserie every night of the week...
From 9pm - 11pm every Monday, from 9.30pm - 11.30pm Tuesday - Saturday and from 8.30pm - 10.30pm on Sundays, enjoy the toe-tapping music of our house bands while you dine.
There is no extra charge levied for music.
Upcoming bands and dates:
2nd - 7th March - Kourosh
A young, talented gypsy guitarist. Marked in the top five gypsy jazz players in the country by Le Quecumbar.
8th March - Rhythm and Blue Martyn
Rhythm & Blue Martyn are a quartet of highly skilled boot-scraping musicians. The two spent 13 years living in New Orleans, Louisiana but they now reside in London. After learning various instruments in his teens, Ben Blue Martyn got his band together to start performing in London and they now tour Europe in the summer months. As well as some of their own material, expect to hear songs from the likes of Ray Charles, Hank Williams, Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, The Rolling Stones, Fats Domino and Chuck Berry.
9th - 14th March - Fifi La Mer
A hearty serving of Parisian folk music (Musette), along with Chansons Réalistes made famous by Edith Piaf, Fifi La Mer's performace also includes unforgettable jazz and the occasional pop tune paired with the rich and evocative sound of the accordion.
Sunday 15th March - Wandering Soul Band
Wandering Soul is an all-singing, sharply dressed roaming 4-piece band comprising double bass, guitar, percussion and saxophone. Their immersive performances feature vocal harmonies with bags of energy and personality. This band delivers fun and enticing performances of vintage, classic and modern repertoire.
16th - 21st March - Gabrielle Ducomble
An established favourite in her adopted UK, Gabrielle brings a sophisticated blend of Parisian-style jazz, toe-tapping tango and vintage melodies from the 20's and 30's. Sassy, jazzy and glamorous!
22nd March - Marama Café Band
Playing all over the UK and in Europe since 2001, the Marama Cafe Band entertain with brasserie and cafe music including French musette. Hot club jazz, swing, Argentinean tango and gypsy music from Eastern Europe. With Frank Biddulph (violin), Pete Watson (accordion), David Ahmed (guitar) and Nick Kacal (bass).
23rd - 28th March - Thomas Hamilton
After purchasing a one way ticket from Sydney to London, Thomas Hamilton has quickly established himself as a unique and dynamic pianist. Specialised in old time jazz, French, and New Orleans classics, Thomas leads an energetic band of London's most interesting and skilled musicians.
29th March - Louise Messenger & Her Jazz Marauders
A captivating performer, Louise loves all things swing. Her greatest influences are Carmen McRae, Ella Fitzgerald, Doris Day, Keely Smith and the Boswell Sisters. As well as classic standards, she is always seeking music that is a little left of centre and loves to bring back to life songs from tin pan alley and the Great American Songbook that have been forgotten in the jazz canon. With a dynamic and smoky voice and an avid swing dancer, she loves to sing for dancers as well as jazz lovers, and can most often be found on stage completely unable to stand still.
30th March - 4th April - Christian Prior
Christian Prior is an accomplished and versatile jazz pianist and singer. His smooth vocals are reminiscent of Chet Baker and Nat King Cole and his swinging piano playing is influenced by the jazz greats including Oscar Peterson, Fats Waller and Erroll Garner. He performs classics from The Great American Songbook along with his favourite tunes by the great jazz composers of the 20th Century. Expect to hear Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Jerome Kern, Thelonious Monk, and many many more.