All That Jazz
Friday 3 December 2021, 7pm
Tonbridge Juddians RFC
The Slade, Tonbridge, TN9 1HR
Ben Cox – vocals
Alex Maydew – piano
Flo Moore – bass
James Pritchard – drums
Cabaret and finger buffet with the Ben Cox Band
Join us for a relaxed evening of jazz classics by great songwriters such as James Taylor, Joni Mitchell and Paul Simon, performed by the highly-acclaimed Ben Cox Band.
“Ben Cox has a sweet and expressive voice and he shows he can handle a classic” (Daily Telegraph)
“The band shows a stunning ability to live through each song” (Liane Carroll)
(includes finger buffet; drinks payable at the bar)
Ben is an accomplished musician who brings a fresh, unique sound to the jazz scene who is fast gaining a reputation for his mesmerising tone and his captivating interpretation and delivery.
Having studied Jazz at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Ben was a founding member of successful vocal group Vive. Heavily involved in the London A Cappella festival, Vive won the Voice Festival UK choir competition in 2013 along with the Ward Swingle Award.
Heading up the ‘The Ben Cox Band’, Ben tours around the UK, regularly playing major jazz festivals, including London, Cheltenham and Scarborough as well ‘sold out’ performances at prestigious venue’s such as Ronnie Scott’s and the Pizza Express jazz club.
In 2015 Ben released his debut original album ‘This Waiting Game’ to critical acclaim – it was named by the Daily Telegraph as one of the best jazz albums of 2015 and quickly followed up with his second album ‘Round and Round’ in 2016.
Ben is currently recording and touring his latest project ‘Hourglass: The Music of James Taylor’. Also a fan of folk Ben plays the Irish whistle and flute – writing melodies and songs in the hope to release an album.
He is also a passionate and experienced educator. He gives workshops to schools and educational establishments across the country – with a focus on singing, songwriting, developing the ear, and music theory understanding. He currently is the musical director of four choirs in and around London.