“BORDERS ON AMAZING…AN ALTOGETHER BUOYANT PICK-ME-UP” «««« Times
Following the launch of his hotly anticipated third studio album and a starring role in Kevin Spacey’s High Society at London’s iconic Old Vic Theatre, Joe Stilgoe will be setting out on his debut UK tour this autumn.
“MUSICAL VIRTUOSITY WITH A SWASHBUCKLING STAGE PRESENCE” Guardian
New Songs for Old Souls: Live will see Joe perform songs from his new album, plus his inimitable takes on jazz standards and classics from the 50s to the present day. It promises to be a unique and extraordinary evening for music lovers of all ages.
“SHEER JOY…HE IS A SHOWMAN AND ONE WITH A TERRIFIC, NATURAL RAPPORT WITH ALL AGE GROUPS…A HUGELY ENJOYABLE CLASS ACT” «««« Scotsman
Joe Stilgoe is the renaissance man of modern jazz. He has twice topped the UK jazz chart, featured on many radio programmes including 6 appearances on Friday Night is Music Night on BBC Radio 2, The Horne Section on BBC Radio 4, In Tune, Loose Ends and The Chris Evans Breakfast Show among many others. He has played all the major international jazz festivals, had two sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and appears regularly at Ronnie Scott’s and Crazy Coqs in London.
Joe is starring in his first major West End stage role, in Kevin Spacey’s High Society at London’s iconic Old Vic Theatre from 30th April to 22nd August. Directed by Olivier Award-winning Maria Friedman, he will be performing in a role that has been specially created for him. He will also be the featured guest on Leroy Jones’ tour this autumn.
“HE GROWS IN STATURE ALL THE TIME” Sunday Times