Live jazz with a Middle Eastern inspired menu

James Hudson [Jazz/ Swing]

James Hudson [Jazz/ Swing]

Twilight: performance 6-7pm
Doors at 5pm, please vacate by 7:20pm

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Highlight: performance 8:30-10:30pm
Doors at 7:30pm,

Two sets of music with an interval
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James Hudson

“One of the rising stars on the British swing and Big Band scene”Jazz FM

“Following in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, and Mel Tormé – James Hudson doesn’t try to step into their shoes but remains true to himself and the song.”Bebop Spoken Here

James Hudson has all of the charming qualities that epitomise the 21st-century jazz singer and is fast becoming one of the most sought-after jazz & big band signers in the UK. Recently selling-out his first show at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club and regularly performs at world renowned venues with orchestras, big bands and his own ensemble at venues such as Pizza Express Jazz Club, The EFG London Jazz Festival and Crazy Coqs.

“James Hudson’s voice shows real class and consistency with his pure tone” – London Jazz News

James has an immense adoration for the timeless jazz standards of The Great American Songbook and prides himself in being one of the young jazz musicians carrying the mantle to ensure these songs continue to live on.

For this show, his first at Peggy’s Skylight, James brings his fantastic quintet who features on his debut album ‘Tomorrow’ which has gained exceptional reviews (BBC Music Magazine, Jazzwise, London Jazz News) and international media coverage – as well as being named ‘Album of the Week’ by Jazz FM. They will be performing songs from this album as well as some exclusive previews of his upcoming album to be released in 2024.

James Hudson – Vocals
Luke Tomlinson – Drums
Joe Hill – Piano
Nick Fitch – Guitar
Joe Lee – Bass


11 Nov 2023

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Ticket and Venue information:


  • Twilight / Highlight Show (main seating area) – You can request to be seated in ‘Billie’ (front of stage), ‘Dizzy’ (raked theatre), ‘Mingus’ (near piano) or ‘Duke’ (side wall) and we will do our best to allocate you to your chosen seats
  • Twilight / Highlight Show (Ella/Satchmo seating area) – you can request to be seated in ‘Ella’ (by the fireplace) or ‘Satchmo’ (by the windows). Please note, a few of these seats have a  restricted view
  • Though we can guarantee that you will have a table, we cannot guarantee exactly where, as we do our best to fulfil all customers requirements
  • All seats are at a table or bar where you can order food and drink with table service
  • If you are hoping to combine bookings or join an existing booking then please let us know in advance as we cannot guarantee that changes to our table plan will be possible on the night
  • You can view a seating plan here


  • Please email to reserve a suitable seat for you and your party
  • We have an accessible toilet on the ground floor

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