Peter Jones is a well-established jazz singer based in London. He gigs regularly at jazz clubs there and throughout the south-east. His three albums to date have received excellent reviews, with tracks played on Jazz London Radio, Jazz FM, Worldwide FM and several other stations in the UK and overseas.
London Jazz News said of his 2017 album Under the Setting Sun: ‘The level of creativity and skill on offer makes this a valuable and important collection for anyone remotely interested in contemporary jazz singing and songwriting.’
Peter has recorded and performed with some of the top names in British jazz, including Roger Beaujolais, Andrew Cleyndert, Duncan Eagles, Leon Greening, Andy Hamill, Alex Hutton, Anthony Kerr, Mornington Lockett, Henry Lowther, Misha Mullov-Abbado, Nigel Price and Vasilis Xenopoulos, and he recently performed with the Remix Jazz Orchestra.
His book This is Hip, a biography of the American jazz singer Mark Murphy, was published by Equinox in March 2018 (see reviews).
Friday 29 June
The Memorial Hall, Finchampstead, Berks
with the Remix Jazz Orchestra
Wednesday 4 July
‘An Evening with Nat King Cole’
The Clockhouse, Teddington
with Mark Aston and his quartet
Sunday 22 July
Wood Street Jazz Festival, Guildford
with Somethin’ Else Big Band w/Nigel Price
Sunday 19 August
Toulouse Lautrec, Kennington
with J.P. Muir (piano)
Friday 26-Sunday 28 October
Cork Jazz Festival (3 shows – details tbc)
Wednesday 21 November
Mill Hill Jazz Club
with J.P. Muir (piano), Tom Bartlett (bass), Matt Skeaping (drums)
Tuesday 15 January
Twickenham Jazz Club