The Sean Fyfe Quartet
Canadian jazz pianist Sean Fyfe kicks off the Battersea Jazz Festival by bringing his world-class quartet to the Landor Theatre.
The first event of the 2023 Battersea Jazz Festival will be taking place at the Landor Theatre. Canadian pianist Sean Fyfe will be bringing his quartet, featuring some of the finest and most established names in British jazz, to this wonderful and intimate space.
One of the busiest pianists in London, Sean is a presence on the piano that is virtuosic and tasteful. Drawing heavily on the hard-bop era of jazz, he has developed a unique style on the instrument and in his musical writing. The evening’s programme contains a mix of Sean’s original compositions and arrangements of well-known standard jazz repertoire. Sean is joined by his fiery quartet: Dave O’Higgins (tenor), Matt Fishwick (drums) and Luke Fowler (bass).
Sean has worked with a number of American musicians including Joe Farnsworth, AlexClaffy and Evan Sherman, as well as some of Canada’s top musicians such as Andre White,Dave Laing, Adrian Vedady, Dave Laing and Jesse Cahill, as well as UK musicians JoshMorrison, Matt Home, Jeremy Brown and Alex Garnett. He has performed at Smalls, Mezzrowand Fat Cat in New York, 606 Club, Piano Bar Soho, and The Boulevard in London, as well as notable Canadian venues including Yardbird Suite, Upstairs Jazz Club, Dièse Onze. Sean’s playing draws heavily on the music of Cedar Walton, Bill Evans, Bobby Timmons and Wynton Kelly.
The Landor Theatre is located on the first floor of the Landor Pub, near Clapham North station. Audience members enjoy an intimate and friendly experience, and the pub and theatre take pride in their welcoming atmosphere, friendly staff, and excellent food which is cooked to order.
This is a free event, but it is recommended that you reserve seats ahead of the performance. Audience members are also welcome to make a donation which will go directly to helping fund the festival.
Tickets are free (donations welcome) but booking is recommended at Eventbrite.