Good food and live jazz every Wednesday in St Albans
Listen to live jazz every Wednesday as the UK’s most talented musicians perform for you at Lussmanns, St Albans. Reserve your table online now.
Please note that all performance information is correct at time of publishing and may be subject to change. Musicians usually play two sets: 7.45-8.30pm and 8.45-9.30pm. Tables table booked before 7.30pm will be required back after two hours to meet the high demand from patrons wishing to enjoy free live music.
Guest Musicians – from 7.45pm (no cover charge)
Bob Haddrell – House Pianist – 28th February, 13th, 20th March, 3rd April
After spending ten years writing songs in Nashville, Bob returned to playing jazz blues and roots music. He works with artists such as Art Themen, Alan Barnes and Bruce Adams. On the blues and roots scene, Bob plays with Alan Glen and John Idan, who both have connections with the Yardbirds, and Bernie Marsden, founder member of Whitesnake.
One of Europe’s most authentic and spirited blues and jazz piano players, Dom Pipkin is at the forefront of musicians keeping the classic New Orleans sound alive. With fans ranging from Eric Bibb to Jamie Cullum and Hugh Laurie, Pipkin has played piano all over the world and worked with renowned artists from Pee Wee Ellis, ZIgaboo Modeliste from the Meters, to Talking Head’s David Byrne. He played piano privately for the late film director Stanley Kubrick. When not performing solo or with his band The Ikos, Pipkin continues to tour with 90s trip hop stars Morcheeba, on whose album “Big Calm” he recorded keyboards.Book your table
UK-based jazz pianist/organist Mike Gorman has toured with many leading international artists. He has also worked with many of the UK’s leading luminaries including Don Weller, Guy Barker and Dee Dee Bridgewater. Mike is a regular member of The Peter King Quartet and The Jim Mullen Organ Trio.
Gareth Hunt – 6th, 27th March
A very popular performer at Lussmanns, Gareth studied Classical and Jazz piano at the Guildhall School. He has gigged in a variety of contexts and led his own quartet and trio. Gareth currently holds positions at the Purcell School and St Paul’s Boys School where he coaches small groups and teaches jazz piano.