020 7383 0330/http://www.theblueskitchen.com
Boogie-woogie and rhythm and blues piano maestro Mike Sanchez fronted ex-Rolling Stones member Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings for four years which brought him into the public eye. Influenced by Jerry Lee Lewis, Pete Johnson and Fats Domino his powerhouse playing and vocals always guarantee a good time and for lovers of Rock and Roll and R&B there is no more compelling performer on the UK circuit.
Kai Hoffmann and her Quartet
020 7352 5953/http://www.606club.co.uk
With her retro frocks, a sharp line in banter and above all a powerful and hard swinging vocal technique, it’s no wonder that Ian Shaw has dubbed American jazz singer Kai Hoffman ‘The Queen of Swing’. She’s been touring with all round hep cat Ray Gelato in the show “Hey Boy! Hey Girl!” celebrating the magic of the 1950s boy girl duets but at the 606 will be showcasing the latin and jazz standards that she delivers so flawlessly.