Ian Shaw Vocal Workshop

Start: Saturday 3rd February 2.00pm • 4.30pm
Venue: Royal Clifton Hotel, Southport PR8 1RB


This is your chance to learn from one of the UK’s very best and most in demand Jazz Singers.


Come and spend an afternoon in Ian’s company and learn how he inhabits the song and transports you to another world. Ian has been one of the busiest musicians since the 80’s and is now widely known for his live performances all over the world. His emotional, inimitable delivery has audiences coming back time after time and you can benefit from a couple of hours of tuition. Sing up, ask questions, get expert tutoring and be inspired. Clare Morel, from The Music Place and leader of 3 choirs at The Cinnamon Club will be on hand to help.


PLEASE NOTE: Gala Dinner with Ian Shaw is NOT included in the SJF Weekender or Saturday Day Tickets.


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About Ian Shaw


Ian Shaw is wonderful live, a raconteur of note, an observational comedian and just the most sublime interpreter of a lyric. Twice BBC Jazz singer of the year, he takes songs from Joni, Bowie, Duke & Porter and delivers them in his own unique style. Collaborators over the years have been many and include Quincy Jones, Abdullah Ibrahim, Guy Barker, Kenny Wheeler, John Taylor, Barb Jungr, Liane Carroll, Cleo Laine, John Dankworth.
Like all established musicians, Shaw is often invited to mentor, masterclass and coach amd  producing a wide variety of artists in the studio, such as Gwyneth Herbert, Jacqui Dankworth, Polly Gibbons and Jamie Cullum. He’s given masterclasses all over Europe (often during the city festivals), has given talks in the US, was musician-in-residence for a period at The South Bank Centre for VoiceLab, alongside Mary King, was head of voice at The West London Institute for four years, led recording masterclass sessions for singers at The Premises in London for a further five and is now affiliated to The Guildhall’s jazz course.