Jazz in London

Great live gigs, legendary venues and late-night jam sessions – we've got jazz in the capital covered



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Whether you're a long-time lover of the genre or a total newbie, London's got something to keep all jazz fans entertained. With top-notch nights taking place week in, week out, and with a solid selection of venues offering not just sweet sounds but a sweet atmosphere too, the capital's jazz nuts are spoilt rotten.

Visit fantastic jazz venues in the capital

Ronnie Scott's

Opened in1959, this legendary Soho institution made its name as the first club to host American jazz musicians in the UK

  1. 47 Frith St, W1D 4HT
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The Vortex has developed a strong profile on London's improv jazz scene and is now well known for its exciting programming

  1. 11 Gillett Square, N16 8AZ
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606 Club

Catering to a diverse crowd of serious jazz types in search of late-night sounds, this club has been part of London's musical landscape since 1976

  1. 90 Lots Rd, SW10 0QD
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Pizza Express Jazz Club

There are few better pairings than pizza and jazz. The 120-capacity basement is one of Europe's best modern mainstream jazz venues

  1. 10 Dean St, W1D 3RW
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