Ziggy's Club presents the finest Jazz and World music artists in the UK. Showcasing new talent, established artists and star performers...

Powerhouse drummer Steve Taylor and the 16-piece Big Band Explosion perform with their trademark “Fiery & hard-hitting” (Time Out) style. Expect musical fireworks and deftly crafted arrangements of Al Jarreau, Gil Scott-Heron, Quincy Jones, Buddy Rich, George Benson, plus icing the cake with brand new original tracks and special guests.

The band features 16 of the hottest horn charged crew around including Sax maestros, Parliamentary Jazz award winner Phil Meadows & long-time collaborator Vasilis Xenopoulos.
Steve Taylor Big Band eXpLoSiOn are acknowledged by fans and critics alike as one of the most exciting British jazz groups on the music scene; wowing audiences at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz club, Pizza Express Jazz Club, London Jazz Festival and Ziggy’s Club to name a few.

Taylor has performed with Ian Shaw, Claire Martin obe, Omar mbe, appeared as featured guest BBC Radio 2 Clare Teal show and shared the stage with likes of Mica Paris.
Steve fuses his love of jazz, swing, rock and world music performing, high-energy material that expresses both tenderness and power in the same instant.

New Album: “Hits”
Current Albums:
“Live at Ziggy’s” (2015)
“Good Things Happen” (2012)
“Live in London” (2010)

"Awesome" - Ronnie Scott's

"Absolutely fantastic" - Clare Teal BBC Radio 2

"Fiery and hard-hitting" 4**** Time Out

"This big band swings, drives, grooves and rocks like no other..." Jane Lee Grace, Steve Wright Show BBC Radio 2

Steve Taylor leads the band with his unmistakably vibrant drumming together with the luscious vocals of Ziggy's co-curator/percussionist/writing partner, Josie Frater.

Time: 8pm (2 hrs) | Doors open at 7pm

Cost: £17