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Outstanding players. For poise, balance and swing they’re a joy to listen to.The Observer

About the event

Direct from London’s world-famous jazz club, The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars are joined by the internationally acclaimed vocalist and BBC Radio 3 presenter, Claire Martin OBE, for a celebration of the legendary leading ladies of jazz – including music from the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Billie Holiday and their contemporaries.

“Full-on brilliance” – The Guardian

Through a diverse repertoire arranged and curated by Ronnie Scott’s Musical Director and Claire Martin, the concert celebrates the music of the twentieth century’s most iconic vocalists, whose legacy and influence defines a classic era of jazz singing.

Featuring the music that made them stars, alongside stylish reworkings of lesser-known gems from the Jazz Divas’ songbooks, this is an unmissable evening of world-class music inspired by the most glamorous women in Jazz!

Check out these reviews for Ronnie Scott’s All Stars’ special guest, Claire Martin:

‘Our finest jazz singer’ – The Times

‘She ranks amongst the four or five finest female jazz vocalists on the planet’ – Jazz Times USA

‘A consummate jazz singer with old-school virtues … she wins plaudits everywhere she works’ – The Guardian