Fri 10 - Sun 19 November 2017

Jay Rayner Quartet - Songs of Food and Agony
+ Peter Horsfall

LONDON Cadogan Hall
5 Sloane Terrace
London
SW1X 9DQ

Restaurant critic, Masterchef judge and long-time jazz pianist Jay Rayner launches his quartet's first live album ‘A Night of Food and Agony’, which brings together songs about food and drink and stories about his mother, agony aunt Claire Rayner.

In his quartet, there’s a special chemistry between singer Pat Gordon-Smith and Jay, which isn’t surprising – they’re married to each other.  This isn’t nepotism, it’s good fortune - she’s been singing longer than Jay and studied with Liane Carroll.  The band is completed by saxophonist Dave Lewis and the formidably inventive Robert Rickenberg on bass

Join Jay for a night of food, agony, cracking stories and music that will nourish the soul – and get there early for a special set by Peter Horsfall, featured in Kansas Smitty’s House Band, with what BBC Radio 3’s Suzi Klein called ‘a bittersweet beautiful voice and timeless trumpet.