December 2010

New Year’s Eve performance at Royal hotel

Robin’s dual-vocal ensemble, Kir Royal, featuring jazz vocalist Kirsty Jarvis, will perform at The Goring hotel next to Buckingham Palace for New Year’s Eve. The hotel is well known for its royal visitors and its regular visits from the Queen Mother for Afternoon Tea in the past.

Performing throughout the evening and through the new year celebrations, Kir Royal will perform a collection of upbeat jazz classics to held ring in the new year. Kir Royal features Robin on piano / vocals, Kirsty Jarvis vocals, and Vilem Hais bass. For more inforamation see

New CD enjoys international success

Robin’s new album, ‘Old Street, New Groove’, recorded with his trio and a range of guest artists, is selling across the globe, with early orders following the launch of the album from places including Japan, Hong Kong, Germany, and the US. The CD is available to buy on this website and more information, audio and the new music video can be seen on the Robin Phillips page.

New performances

Robin will be performing regularly at two new venues from December, including the beautiful boutique hotel, The Montague On The Gardens, and the famous Criterion restaurant in Piccadilly Circus. For more information, see the gigs pages. 

Robin Phillips Quartet to host the Christmas Special at The Archduke jazz bar

On December 18th, Robin will perform with his quartet for the Archduke’s Christmas Special. As well as performing tracks from the new CD, ‘Old Street, New Groove’, the ensemble will perform upbeat jazz versions of well-known Christmas songs and other jazz standards. For more information visit

New regular performances at Piano Soho & Piano Kensington

Robin will be joining the team at The Piano Group for weekly performances from December. Every Sunday, Robin will host the new ‘Jazz Night’ at Piano Kensington, performing vocal jazz, with guest artists joining Robin once a month. The new ‘Jazz Night’ compliments the existing ‘Jazz Night’ each Sunday at Piano Soho with the Bazz Norton Trio.

Every Tuesday, Robin will perform at Piano Soho as a Piano Entertainer. Different to his usual jazz performances, these will feature Robin singing and playing the best of pop music from across the years and playing requests from the audience.

Both ‘Jazz Night’ Sundays and Tuesday performances are free entry. For more information, visit or take a look at the gig listing pages on this website.

by repmusic