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July 1, 2011 at 2:55 pm #6531GeoffwGuest
Well I know which concert I'm getting tickets for …………
The World Premiere of . . . THE TUXEDO JAZZ ORCHESTRA – Monday 25 July 7.30 pm Ysgol Bro Gwaun, Fishguard
This is a stunning new 10 piece orchestra comprising some of the UK?s brightest and most accomplished musicians in this genre. Specialising in the hot and sweet music of the 1920s and 1930s, the Orchestra celebrates the best of the British and American dance bands of the era.
Red Hot?and oh, so sweet!!
THE TUXEDO JAZZ ORCHESTRA is a stunning new 10 piece orchestra comprising some of the UK?s brightest and most accomplished musicians.
Specialising in the hot and sweet music of the 1920s and 1930s, the Orchestra celebrates the best of the British and American dance bands of the era.
Directed by vocalist Tony Jacobs (Syd Lawrence Orchestra, Pasadena Roof Orchestra, Friday Night Is Music Night) the show is packed with great songs and tunes ? authentically and lovingly recreated, and is highly informative and very witty.
The show is also graced by the lovely Catherine Sykes ? described as ?having a voice to die for!?
Songs and tunes include:
You?re The Cream In My Coffee
You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby
The Teddy Bears? Picnic
South Of The Border
South Rampart Street Parade
Pagan Love Song
Never Swat A Fly
Casa Loma Stomp
I Want To Be Loved By You
Is You Is Or Is You Ain?t My Baby?
10 Cents A Dance
Bands and Orchestras celebrated include: BING AND BOB CROSBY, IRVING BERLIN, COLE PORTER, FRED ASTAIRE, HENRY HALL, DUKE ELLINGTON, RAY NOBLE, BENNIE MOTEN, AMBROSE, MILDRED BAILEY, BILLY COTTON, LEW STONE…
……………… but then maybe Rowena will want to see one of the other events!!Full programme can be found here
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