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John Crawford

John Crawford

Jazz / latin / flamenco london, UK  UK

Shows

  • Fri

    Jul 22

    London, UK | 8:00pm

    London-based pianist and composer John Crawford showcases his latest album Times and Tides. Following the Independent Music Awards-nominated Ulia River of Time - his 2012 debut recording as a solo artist – the new album delves into Crawford’s passion for Latin American and Spanish flamenco rhythms, featuring original compositions and new arrangements of folk songs and music by Tom Jobim, Salif Keita, and Pat Metheny. " "Accompanying Crawford’s masterful Latin Jazz piano playing are the superb musicians in his band Guillermo Hill (guitar); Simon Pearson (drums); Andres Ticino (percussion) and special guest Alec Dankworth (bass).

  • Wed

    Jun 8

    London, UK | 8:00pm

    Pianist and composer John Crawford returns to Pizza Express to present his second album Times and Tides, leading a Quintet featuring superb instrumentalists: Guillermo Hill (guitar), Richard Sadler (bass), Simon Pearson (drums), and Andres Ticino (percussion). A musical journey through originals, and arrangements of songs by Tom Jobim, Pat Metheny, Paco de Lucia, and Salif Keita among others, the show, influenced by Latin American and flamenco sounds, also includes tunes from Crawford's first album, Independent Music Awards-nominated Ulia River of Time. This special evening features the talented guests who also appear on the new album: Duncan Lamont Snr (saxophone); Shanti Paul Jayasinha (trumpet); and Linley Weir (vocals).

  • Fri

    May 13

    London, UK | 8:00pm

    Pianist and composer John Crawford returns to Pizza Express to present his second album Times and Tides, leading a Quintet featuring superb instrumentalists: Guillermo Hill (guitar), Richard Sadler (bass), Simon Pearson (drums), and Andres Ticino (percussion). A musical journey through originals, and arrangements of songs by Tom Jobim, Pat Metheny, Paco de Lucia, and Salif Keita among others, the show, influenced by Latin American and flamenco sounds, also includes tunes from Crawford's first album, Independent Music Awards-nominated Ulia River of Time.

  • 2016

    Mar 23

    Soho, UK | 8:00pm

    IMA nominated musician John Crawford was born in London of English/Spanish parents. His father taught him Blues piano while his mother introduced him to Latin music of all kinds. His music-making continues to celebrate these two music genres and to delight audiences at the Montreal Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Getxo Jazz Festival, Ronnie Scotts, Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, the 606 club, and Royal Albert Hall amongst others. His 2012 release “Ulia River of Time” has been nominated in the USA by the Independent Music Awards for best album in the Jazz category.

  • 2016

    Mar 16

    London, WSM, UK | 7:00pm

    IMA nominated musician John Crawford was born in London of English/Spanish parents. His father taught him Blues piano while his mother introduced him to Latin music of all kinds. His music-making continues to celebrate these two music genres and to delight audiences at the Montreal Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Getxo Jazz Festival, Ronnie Scotts, Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, the 606 club, and Royal Albert Hall amongst others. His 2012 release “Ulia River of Time” has been nominated in the USA by the Independent Music Awards for best album in the Jazz category.

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  • John Colella (Artist)
    John Colella
    Nicely performed
  • Daly  Redline (Artist)
    Daly Redline
    sweet ear candy ; )
  • Chuck Brunicardi (Artist)
    Chuck Brunicardi
    "Cortina" love your Latino style jazz John. Really wonderful to enjoy. LA best wishes.
  • BadgerStatic (Artist)
    BadgerStatic
    Very cool vocals, playing and composition!
  • bikerbob (Artist)
    bikerbob
    Beautiful music...."Anima" is excellent....all the best.....bb.
  • U'mau (Artist)
    U'mau
    Brilliant and Beautiful!!

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  • album cover for "ulia river of time"
  • Ronnie Scotts

About

Sounds Like: Chano Domínguez, Michel Petrucciani, Chick Corea

Bio: John Crawford was born in London of English/Spanish Parents. His father played Blues piano, and this is the first thing he learnt to play. His mother would introduce him to Latin music of all kinds, and he has gone on to perform at Montreal Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Getxo Jazz Festi...See Full Bio

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