The 42nd Fishguard International Music Festival Friday 22 – Saturday 30 July

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    Geoffw

    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

    Sisters

    Casa Loma Stomp

    White Heat

    I Want To Be Loved By You

    Is You Is Or Is You Ain?t My Baby?

    10 Cents A Dance

    Embassy Stomp

    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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