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Cheek To Cheek
We have eagerly been awaiting the new Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Album “Cheek to Cheek” due to be released on 23rd September. Bennett and Gaga have been planning the duets album ever since she joined him for his Grammy Award-winning Duets II album in 2011, which turned Bennett into an instant fan. “She’s a sensational jazz singer,” says Bennett.
May 30, 1909: Jazz Musician Benny Goodman is Born On this day in 1909, jazz clarinettist and orchestra leader Benny Goodman was born. Goodman’s passion was music and his big band sound quickened the pulse of a generation ready to shrug off the Depression and dance. With clarinet in hand, Benny Goodman was transformed from a child in Chicago’s impoverished
Happy Birthday Doris Day
Happy 90th Birthday to Doris Day, film legend & a wonderful jazz and big band singer Doris Day (born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff; April 3, 1922) is an American actress, singer, and animal rights activist. Doris began her career as a big band singer in 1939. Her popularity began to rise after her first hit recording, “Sentimental Journey”, in 1945. After
Classic American Song book
From its origins on Broadway and from Hollywood, the music from Great American Songbook has captured the imaginations of generations. The Great American Songbook represents the music and popular songs of the famous and most prolific American composers of the 1920s and onwards. Amongst others, these composers include Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, and Rodgers. Listen to
Move the pieces around to see who is eating breakfast!
Brighton Swing Thing 8pm – 1am Saturday 11th October 2014 The Loft 10 Ship Street, Brighton A friendly and welcoming night of vintage music from the 30s to the 50s, with amazing band Flash Mob Jazz, top swing DJs and Absolute Beginners Lindy Hop Taster Class Tickets available in class and online
Music’s golden age, the 20s and 30s, is celebrated when The New Foxtrot Serenaders take centre stage to play a concert at The East Sussex National, Uckfield at 3.00pm on Saturday 4th October. The seven piece dance band, popular for their tours, many radio appearances and cruise appearances on the QE2 and QM2, have been recreating the music from the
Visit the Brighton Centre on the 10th December 2014 and take a trip back in time to the glamorous, glitzy nights of Las Vegas in the late 1950s and early 60s where, in the company of three of the world’s most popular entertainers, the fabulous Burrelli Sisters and The Rat Pack Big Band, you will experience Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis
27th September, 2014 Come and enjoy a fun evening of Musical Swing, with music and vocals from the 1930’s and 40’s. The concert features the Perdido Players Swing Band, whose leader is Peter Swann, a Trustee of St Peter & St James, and vocals by Dawn Walters. Haywards Heath United Reform Church, 55 South Road, Haywards Heath RH16 4LL 7.30pm
The Good Life – part of UK Older People’s Day 2014 Age Concern Eastbourne and Eastbourne Seniors Forum present the Good Life to be held on Wednesday 1st October, from 10am-3pm, in the Winter Garden, Eastbourne. This is a FREE event that is open to the general public. There is entertainment and displays plus over 60 stands to enrich the
Our seas are under immense pressure: too many fish are being taken out, too much rubbish is being thrown in and too little is being done to protect our precious marine wildlife and vital fish stocks. The Marine Conservation Society champions the need for marine wildlife protection, sustainable fisheries and clean seas and beaches. MCS’ vision is for seas rich