The Swinging Cat Jazz Club

Music Sat 6 Jan - Sat 11 May 2024


  • 6th January 2024 | 8:00PM
    Prices: Standard: £15.00 | Under 18s: £10.00
  • 3rd February 2024 | 8:00PM
    Prices: Standard: £15.00 | Under 18s: £10.00
  • 16th March 2024 | 8:00PM
    Prices: Standard: £15.00 | Under 18s: £10.00
  • 6th April 2024 | 8:00PM
    Prices: Standard: £15.00 | Under 18s: £10.00
  • 11th May 2024 | 8:00PM
    Prices: Standard: £15.00 | Under 18s: £10.00

Saturday 6 January – 8:00pm 

Ian Shaw starts off the new year with Hannah Horton!

With 18 studio albums to his own name in a career spanning three decades, Ian Shaw is widely regarded as the best male jazz vocalist the UK has produced. He is also a talented pianist, song writer, presenter, record producer and actor. Alongside performances at the major London venues, Shaw tours throughout the UK at theatres and arts centres and has played all of the main jazz festivals.

Alongside solo shows and performances with his regular piano trio, Shaw is also much in demand as the featured soloist with big bands and orchestras both in the UK and internationally. His many collaborators over the years include Quincy Jones, Abdullah Ibrahim, Madeline Bell, Guy Barker, Kenny Wheeler, Cleo Laine, John Dankworth and Joe Beck.

Read more about Ian Shaw

Saturday 3 February – 8:00pm

Tara Minton is an Australian born harpist, vocalist and composer. She is proudly endorsed by Camac Harps and holds a master’s degree in jazz performance from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Sought after as both a harpist and vocalist, Tara has worked with Björk, ESKA, Stan Sulzmann,Trish Clowes, Geoff Gascoyne, Alice Zawadski, Faris Ishaq, Ester Wiesnerova, Opera North, The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars and the Australian World Orchestra. She leads her own original project as a harpist/vocalist and sings with “The Blues and Roots Ensemble” – a London based nine-piece band celebrating the music of Charles Mingus.

“There is a palpable joy in her harp-playing, and her singing, and how she combines them.” – London Jazz News.

“An otherworldly collection that brings the harp centre stage” – The Sunday Times

Ream more about Tara Minton

Saxophonist and composer Hannah Horton is back at HAC with a brand-new jazz club that is causing a significant buzz in the jazz industry. Keen to bring international standard jazz music to Haverhill, A-list guests and up-coming artists, Hannah is an artist who has carved her own unique sound and vision over her career. She will be bringing her highly acclaimed quartet which includes Tim Lapthorn on piano, Rob Statham on bass and Nic France on drums.

Hannah’s music is rooted in jazz, folk and funk and her established individual and sophisticated sound is edging through boundaries and creating waves worldwide.

She has showcased her skills alongside a plethora of great artists such as Amy Winehouse, Ian Shaw (who is also guest vocalist on Inside Out), John Etheridge, Georgia Mancio and has performed at all of the UK’s most prominent jazz venues such as Ronnie Scott’s, The Royal Festival Hall, the Barbican, 606 Jazz Club and selling out at London Jazz Festival shows.

Hannah’s official video 


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