Join us for the inaugural jazz & supper club. We are mixing up what we do with our traditional jazz nights a little bit and focusing the evening not only on great music but on incredible food too.
Each month will feature fabulous food from a specific region or seasonal theme, cooked by one of the team or a special guest!
The first event is a bit of a special one with music from one of our most favourite acts Kim Cypher and a middle Eastern inspired menu from Chef & owner James Murray;
Clare Teal – BBC Radio 2
One of the UK’s most exciting saxophonists, vocalists and composers, Kim Cypher returns to Hawkes House by popular demand.
Inspired by the funkier side of jazz and having studied alongside US saxophonist Pee Wee Ellis and internationally acclaimed jazz saxophonist Andy Sheppard, Kim’s style of performance is best described as ‘funky saxophonist meets 1940′s jazz singer’.
Kim performs an eclectic mix of music spanning many genres with a quirky, jazzy twist together with her own original material, all packaged up in a captivating performance and warm stage presence.
“A bright, passionate performing light on the UK Jazz scene playing an enjoyable mix of Jazz, from classics through to real funky interpretations of modern mainstream music.” – Editor Jazz In Europe
“Hats off to a true heart and soul performer.”
Pee Wee Ellis
Kim has performed in the UK and New York alongside some of the finest jazz musicians including David Newton (14 times winner of best pianist in The British Jazz Awards), Pee Wee Ellis (saxophonist and musical director with James Brown and Van Morrison), Clive Morton (long time sideman to Frank Sinatra and Jamie Cullum’s ex-tutor), Liane Carroll, Andy Sheppard, New York guitarist B.D. Lenz, cabaret star Anita Harris, with regular band personnel including Chris Cobbson (guitar), Raph Mizraki (bass) and jusband Mike Cypher (drums).
Kim’s varied and accessible selection of music together with her warmth on stage and versatility as a saxophonist, vocalist and all-round performer is firmly cementing her place on the jazz scene and her growing popularity as an artist.
“One of the UK’s most popular players.”
Sammy Stein – Women In Jazz
“This lady is hot property on the jazz scene right now!”
Devon Harrison – Jazz At The Bonded Warehouse