Ian Shaw – Standing Up For Joy

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001 cover March16 8Charismatic jazz voice, actor, activist and sometime stand-up comic, Ian Shaw’s flamboyantly vibrant approach to songcraft continues to reveal itself in myriad forms, unravelling a canon of variegated vocal colour. Andy Robson caught up with the Welsh polymath to discusses the disparate cohesion of latest album, The Theory of Joy, the impact of Mark Murphy on his muse and the ramifications of the refugee crisis as a critique of the human condition

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