THIS EVENT IN HIDEAWAY JAZZ CLUB IS NOW SOLD OUT........
BUT the Hideaway Jazz Cafe is still accepting bookings and the deal admits you to the main club in time for the midnight celebrations - click here for more info.
There are also a strictly limited number of ENTRY ONLY tickets to the main club, for the BAR AREA ONLY after 10.30pm. Click here to purchase.
Monday 31st December, Tickets £70, Doors 7pm, Music 9.45pm
A massive celebratory evening chock full of soul, funk, classic hits and much more. Ticket price includes a three course meal with coffee and a glass of bubbly on arrival!
A glass of bubbly on arrival
Home-made cauliflower and coconut soup with bread and butter
Ham hock and chicken terrine, served with home-made piccalilli and toasted brioche
Grilled tiger prawns served with aubergine caviar, shallot mash and a red wine jus
Goat’s cheese and walnut brulée served with spiced poached pear, garlic crostini and balsamic vinaigrette
Roasted, herb-crusted fillet of cod, served with a curried mussel and potato salad, steamed French beans
Red wine braised lamb shank with a bourguignon sauce and sautéed potatoes
Home-made spinach, ricotta, goat’s cheese and sun-dried tomato cannelloni, with a rich tomato sauce and Chef’s side salad
Baked breast of chicken stuffed with pearl barley mousse, Dauphinoise potato, wilted spinach and white wine sauce
Home-made apple and rhubarb crumble served with cream, ice cream or custard
Passion fruit crème brulée
Lime panna cotta served with fresh strawberries
Banoffee cheesecake with a brandy, banana and caramel sauce
Optional cheese board (supplement £tbc) - Cheese selection with crackers, grapes, celery and a home-made fruit chutney
This all-star band are London's newest and funkiest soul collective - featuring the vocal talents of Sharlene Hector, this thrilling line-up is the brainchild of keyboard wizard Janette Mason, known for her outstanding work on DIVA and VOICE at Hideaway. So far, their sell-out shows have featured 70's and 80's Classics from Earth Wind and Fire, The Crusaders and Rose Royce plus contemporary artists such as Alicia Keys and Erykah Badu. Expect to hit 2013 with your dancing shoes making all the decisions!
Sharlene Hector is one of the top soul, gospel and blues singers in the UK.
She first came to prominence when she sang backing vocals for the Grammy Award nominated Basement Jaxx on their track 'Good Luck' as well as touring with them. She featured in the worldwide Coca-Cola commercial singing her top hit 'I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free'.
Add to this the fact that she has provided backing vocals to talents such as Mary J. Blige, Boy George, Sam Sparro and Natasha Bedingfield her stunning and soulful vocals should not be missed!
Janette Mason's eclectic career has seen her play keyboards for Jimmy Somerville, Seal and Oasis.
She has also been the musical Director for the Jonathan Ross Show and nominee for a Parliamentary Jazz award for her Trio Album "Alien Left Hand".
As a composer and arranger she recently scored the feature film, The Calling starring Brenda Blethyn and Susannah York, contributed arrangements to Ian Shaw's album, Drawn to all Things, and produced and arranged Lea DeLaria's current Warner Bros release, The Live Smoke Sessions, which made the Grammy ballot.
Bassist Yolanda Charles had a notable start to her career in the music business playing for Jimmy Sommerville and within bands Raw Stylus and Urban Species. She began playing at 15 and played soul, funk & reggae in those early bands. Becoming a session player occurred through invitations to work with various artists after being seen live and over the years led to working for Paul Weller, Marcell a Detroit, Howard New, Pops Mohammed, Alison Moyet, Desert Eagle Discs, Gabrielle, Robbie Williams, BB King, Eric Clapton, Roger Daltry, Van Morrison, recording bass on a Michael Jackson session with Jermaine Jackson. Also working with Mick Jagger on the Alfie film soundtrack and performing out in Japan with one of Japan’s biggest domestic stars Utada Hikaru. Recent session work includes performing live with Natasha Bedingfield and Sinead O’Conner.
Pete Callard graduated as ‘Outstanding Student of the Year’ from Musicians' Institute in Hollywood, California. Since returning to England his many credits include Lionel Richie, Queen, Annie Lennox, The Bee Gees, Ronan Keating, Will Young, Shirley Bassey and Chaka Khan, alongside numerous TV shows, films and recordings. He also leads his own jazz quartet and is a member of the electronica outfit Shpongle, with whom he’s recorded several albums and performed around the world. In the guitar community he’s perhaps best known for his regular columns in Guitar Techniques, Guitarist and Total Guitar magazines, and was for many years a tutor at the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford.
Freddie began playing piano aged 6, and took up the trumpet at 7, learning with Norfolk jazz legend Dave Amis, who taught Freddie until he left Norwich for London in 2004. He took a shine to the music of Louis Armstrong as a child, which left him in no doubt about pursuing a career as a jazz trumpeter.
Having been described as "a cross between Kenny Wheeler and Freddie Hubbard" during the Norwich Students' Jazz Orchestra performance at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in 2002, Freddie went on to gain a place on the inaugural Royal Academy of Music Junior Jazz program. He then graduated from the degree course in 2008 with first class honours in Jazz Trumpet, having studied under Gerard Presencer, Pat White, Martin Speake, Mike Lovatt, Noel Langley, Nick Smart and Tim Garland.
Having released four solo albums to date, Paul Booth has firmly established himself as an in demand solo artist, as well as a ‘first call’ sideman for many big names in both jazz and popular music worlds.
Paul runs several groups including the Paul Booth Quintet (including Phil Robson/Michael Janisch) and Bansangu Orchestra, more recently he has been going out with an organ trio featuring Ross Stanley and Andrew Bain. The band grew out of his latest album Trilateral, which featured three trio formations, one with Clarence Penn & Matt Brewer recorded in New York and the other with Phil Robson & Adriano Adewale. They can be seen playing all over the UK & are setting up a European tour for 2012/2013. The latest album offering has been receiving rave reviews and airplay.
Westley Joseph’s career has taken him all over the world time and time again. Making his living as a successful freelance musician based in London has allowed him to perform in all different musical styles and genres. Currently Westley is recording, gigging and touring with many different outfits and artists including The Soothsayers, ‘The Streets’ Leo the Lion, The Mitchell Brothers, Akala, Omar, Sona Jobarteh, HKB FiNN, Mary Pearce (Primal Scream, Mica Paris, Beverly knight) Imaani (Incognito), Louise Marshal (Jools Holland) to mention a few.
*The menu is representative and may be subject to changes or additions