Jazz Live At The Crypt

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St Giles Centre, 81 Camberwell Church Street,Camberwell,London SE5 8RB,UK, SE5 8RB

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Jazz Live At The Crypt

St Giles Centre, 81 Camberwell Church Street,Camberwell,London SE5 8RB,UK
+44 20 7701 1016


5 out of 5 based on 4 reviews

Top 4 reviews of Jazz Live At The Crypt

4.0 out of 5 30 May 2014
by Leo U.


+ Secret underground dungeon jazz club

+ Weird but awesome

+ Hard to find


This is a great secret underground jazz club situated in a crypt of a church in Camberland, South London. Yes. It's a crypt, a cellar, underground. But it's also a jazz venue.

It's a very small and intimate venue. Everything from the dark, dingy space and pieces art on the walls gives this small...more

5.0 out of 5 26 September 2009
by Ed G.

London has lamentably few good Jazz venues compared to most world cities. More than any other musical form, the right atmosphere is utterly crucial to appreciating great Jazz. One of the best places to listen to Jazz is underground! Add to this the fact that no-one who just want to be 'seen' in a Jazz club is likely to trek beyond Camden or Soho to do so, and this makes The Crypt a shining...more

5.0 out of 5 2 January 2009
by Karl B.

The Crypt, hands down, is probably one of the best jazz clubs in London. While other more famous places seem intent on sullying the good name of jazz, the Crypt offers a good "stripped to basics" experience that I think most would enjoy.

Having been set up by a church minister with a strong fondness for Jazz, the Crypt resides in the basement of a church. Of course, the classic smoky...more

5.0 out of 5 17 December 2008
by Victoria W.

Even if you don't like jazz, you'll appreciate the Crypt. It's one of my favourite places to go to, and introduce to others.

Deep underneath the gothic St Giles church, whose steeple towers over bustling Camberwell, is JazzLive, every Friday night in the church's crypt.

Wooden tables and pews are grouped around a corner stage where jazz bands from around the world perform. The space is like...more