Best jazz news of the week by a long way. It is looking like June for a return to the Pizza with Liane Carroll and Ian Shaw listed for 21 June. Also: Annabel Williams, Vertaal, Jazz Dynamos featuring Lucy Randell, Sarah Moule and Simon Wallace, ISQ, Jas Kayser, Snake Davis, Claire Martin Quartet featuring Jim Mullen, Shakatak in July, Leo Green, July and August dates, and club favourite Scott Hamilton with his quartet and additionally the Neil Angilley trio for August are listed as the Pizza ends the long Rip Van Winkle of dismal Lockdownia. The Soho jazz shrine has been shut since March 2020.
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