What’s On At The Wharf

Friday, June 18th (7.00pm)

Oliver Darling Trio

Oliver Darling is much in demand as a singer, songwriter and guitarist steeped in the classic blues and country sound.
He has worked  with members of The Buena Vista Social Club with Rhythms Del Mundo in Milan,  Tony Christie, Tanita Tikaram and Mike Sanchez.
He is a member of  Geraint Watkins and The Mosquitos, and is currently touring with Imelda May, as well as making  solo, duo, trio and full band appearances in and around London.


Saturday, June 19th (7.00pm)
Saturday, June 26th (7.00pm)
Saturday, July 10th (7.00pm)
Thursday, July 22nd (7.00pm)

Roland Paul

Roland Paul will be regularly featuring at the Wharf with his casually cool numbers from the past five decades.
Roland brings the absolute best with his carefully crafted arrangements during a performance that can’t be beaten. Put on your blue suede shoes for an unforgettable evening that showcases much-loved sounds of classic pop, soul, Motown and rock n’ roll.


Sunday, June 20th (1.30pm)
Sunday, July 11th (1.30pm)
Sunday, July 18th (1.30pm)
Sunday, July 25th (1.30pm)

House Trio

Members of the Trio have worked with a host of well known artists including – Van Morrison, Richard Thompson, Allen Toussaint and Chris Farlowe. The Trio provide the ideal ambience for your dining experience at The Wharf with their sophisticated renditions of popular jazz standards from the Great American Song Book.


Thursday, June 24th (7.00pm)

Tim Penn

Veteran pianist Tim Penn is one of the most popular musicians on the roots & blues scene in London. Back in the 1970s, he was a member of Twickenham legend Dorris Henderson’s Eclection and also played with Virgin Records’ recording artist Kevin Coyne alongside Andy Summers (The Police) and Gordon Smith (Described by John Peel as ” The foremost white Blues guitarist in the world “).

These days, as well as fronting his own New Orleans influenced R&B band, The Second Line and also holding down the piano position with the UK’s premier swing blues band, The Cadillac Kings, Tim also plays regular solo gigs at some of London’s most fashionable bars such as The Nightjar, Oriole and Swift.
His repertoire includes the ragtime, stride and old blues songs of the 1920s, through to the songs of the great R&B piano players like Fats Domino and Dr John and Ray Charles as well covering musical diversions into the world of Tom Waits, Soul-Jazz and Tim’s own songs and instrumentals.

 

Friday, June 25th (7.45pm)

Zoot Money Trio

Zoot Money is a legendary character of the English Rhythm and Blues scene . His  Hammond organ and vocal led trio in the intimate atmosphere of the wharf is a rare treat not to miss .
Zoot has been associated with many other  legends of British music – The AnimalsEric BurdonSteve MarriottKevin CoyneKevin AyersHumble PieAlexis KornerSnowy WhiteMick TaylorSpencer DavisVivian StanshallGeno Washington,  Georgie Fame and Alan Price.


Saturday, June 26th (1.30pm)
Thursday, July 1st (7.00pm)

The Tracy Ray Trio

Tracy Ray is a regular on the London jazz scene. Drawing on repertoire from Nina Simone, Ruth Brown, Ray Charles, Jimmy Smith, Herbie Hancock and other jazz / blues greats they capture the soulful, groovy and danceable side of the blues to create a great party atmosphere at any event.


Sunday, June 27th (1.30pm)
Thursday, July 15th (7.00pm)

Dave Priseman Trio

Dave is a well known jazz trumpeter based in London. He has been active on the London music scene for 30 years and has worked  with a diverse selection of Artists such as Imelda May ,Van Morrison , Allen Toussaint , Jeff Beck , Plan B , Ray Gelato , Jools Holland and many others .
Relax to his beautiful mellow Trumpet and Flugel Horn tone and his interpretations of Jazz standards from the American Songbook.


Friday, July 2nd (7.00pm)
Saturday, July 3rd (1.30pm)
Saturday, July 10th (1.30pm)
Thursday, July 29th (7.00pm)

Emrys Baird Trio

Charismatic singer / guitarist Emrys Baird of The Soul Immigrants brings his soulful summer vibes to The Wharf. His laid back interpretations of funky jazz , reggae and ska classics are the perfect musical accompaniment to your experience at The Wharf.


Sunday, July 4th (1.30pm)

Tracy Ray and The Mojos

Tracy Ray and The Mojos play a mixture of funky blues and jazz. Drawing on repertoire from Nina Simone, Ruth Brown, Ray Charles, Jimmy Smith, Herbie Hancock and other jazz / blues greats they capture the soulful, groovy and danceable side of the blues to create a great party atmosphere at any event.
Tracy Ray is a regular on the London jazz scene and The Mojos – Dave Lagnado (double bass), Mike Watts (drums), Damian Hand (saxophone / flute) and Dave Baldwin (organ) have played with many major artists including Van Morrison, Georgie Fame, Jerry Lee Lewis, James Hunter, Jerry Dammers, Chris Farlowe, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck to name a few.


Thursday, July 8th (7.00pm)

John Cervantes

John Cervantes is a well known London based jazz pianist with a subtle swinging touch. He will be performing songs from The Great American Songbook. 
“ He plays beautifully and lyrically ” – London on Jazz News

Friday, July 9th (7.00pm)

Sara Dowling Trio

Sara Dowling is a jazz singer who is deeply inspired by the repertoire of the classic American songbook, her most important influences are Sarah Vaughan and Betty Carter. And yet, as the clubs who have been booking her regularly in and over the past couple of years – like Ronnie Scott’s and The Vortex – have spotted, there really is something different, special and fresh about her. And that she makes audiences want to come back to hear her again.
Sara Dowling – Vocalist
Matyas Gayer – Piano
Dario Di Lecce – Double bass


Thursday, July 16th (7.00pm)
Saturday, July 31st (7.00pm)

Dai Price Trio

Double Bassist and singer Dai Price is a stalwart of the London Roots music and Rhythm ’n’ Blues scene. His healing voice can be heard with Dai and The Ramblers and The Cosimo Matassa Project.
“ A man to watch “ – Mojo Magazine

Friday, July 23rd (7.00pm)

Ray Gelato Trio

There is only one Ray Gelato!
Ray has been taking his special brand of swing, jazz and R&B music all over the world since 1988. This multi-talented singer, saxman, songwriter and band leader has appeared at festivals, clubs and concert stages from Brazil to New York City.
Ray and his world class band, ‘The Giants’, deliver a high energy show that never fails to get a crowd on its feet. The legendary ‘Godfather of Swing’ and his band have had an illustrious and very successful career, including a long-established residency at London’s world-famous Ronnie Scott’s, where the band appears every Christmas. This must-see event is always a sell-out.


Friday, July 30th (7.00pm)

Art Davis Quartet

Art Davis has been involved in the jazz scene for many years, performing at venues like Ronnie Scott’s, The Bull’s Head in Barnes and at private parties in London, across the UK and overseas.
​​Art Davis specialises in performing swing jazz, especially songs from the Great American Songbook (including Cole Porter, Rodgers & Hart, George Gershwin and others) and his influences include Frank Sinatra, Chet Baker, Ray Charles and Harry Connick Jnr.
As well as performing, Art is also an accomplished composer and lyricist, particularly in the style of The Great American Songbook.  He has recently written a new jazz musical entitled “On Top Of The World” .