Sunday 7 July 2019
“Iain Mackenzie is a star…awesome ears, technique and delivery.” Claire Martin OBE
Coming from a pedigree of British jazz musicians to have passed through the Guildhall School of Music, Iain Mackenzie is one of the most in demand jazz, lounge and big band singers in the UK. Performing with world class orchestras and big bands, including those of the BBC and RTE, Iain is currently the principal male vocalist for the Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra, and leader of the Ronnie Scott’s Singers – The iTones.
You may know Iain from his collaborations with Club Des Belugas, Tape Five and JoJo Effect. Having co-written and recorded close to 100 tracks with these giants of Lounge, NuJazz and Electro Swing, his tracks have been released on over 100 compilation albums.
Iain’s voice can be heard featuring on a vast amount of publicity and adverts on TV, radio and online. He has also worked widely with vocal harmony groups including Voxtet, The Magnets, The New London Jazz Voices and with jazz legends Kenny Wheeler and Abdullah Ibrahim. Other credits include Sandie Shaw, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Susan Boyle, Joss Stone and Mica Paris.
Whilst performing regularly at Ronnie Scott’s, The Ritz and The Maine in Mayfair, Iain is also touring with Leo Green for Tony Blackburn’s Sounds of The 60s, live Radio 2 show and with The BBC Big Band – The Music of James Bond… and Beyond!