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Ziggy’s 5th Anniversary Show
May 25, 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
STEVE TAYLOR BIG BAND EXPLOSION
“Awesome” Ronnie Scott’s “Absolutely Fantastic” Clare Teal – BBC Radio 2
Celebrating the 100th year of world’s greatest drummer Buddy Rich,
plus special tribute to vocal legend Al Jarreau
“Fiery & Hard Hitting” ★★★★★ Time Out
“Powerhouse drumming” Rhythm
“THIS BIG BAND SWINGS, DRIVES, GROOVES AND ROCKS LIKE NO OTHER..”
BBC Radio 2 -Janey Lee Grace -Steve Wright show
UK DRUM ACE/COMPOSER/BIG BAND LEADER Steve Taylor and 16 piece Big Band eXpLoSiOn play an electrifying mix of Contemporary Big Band swing, Latin and Funk featuring Vocalist JOSIE FRATER, sax maestro VASILIS XENOPOULOS, and 16 Cutting edge horn charged crew.
A regular feature on BBC Radio 2 Clare Teal show & Jazz FM, Taylor’s unmistakably Vibrant Drumming is supported by the finest UK rhythm & horn players around. Beautifully crafted songs abound FEATURING vocalist/percussionist JOSIE FRATER, among a set that swings explosively.
Steve and the band perform at renowned venues including London’s Ronnie Scott’s & Pizza Express Jazz Club Soho plus were invited to perform at prestigious London Jazz Festival 2015. Steve Taylor has performed with Ian Shaw, Claire Martin obe, Omar mbe, been featured guest BBC Radio 2 Clare Teal show plus shared the stage with likes of Mica Paris and Hollywood acting legend Kevin Spacey at the Old Vic.
New Album “Hits” Out Soon
Current Albums “Good Things Happen” (2012)
“Live in London” (2010)