Gary Williams - vocals, Matt Regan - piano, Joe Pettitt - bass, James O'Caroll - drums
Michael Bublé isn’t the only person keeping the Sinatra Flame alive” so said the London Times of Gary Williams, star of the West End’s “Rat Pack” and soloist with leading big bands and concert orchestras including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Melbourne Symphony, the BBC Big Band, Ireland’s RTE and the Lahti Sinfonia Finland.
Other work includes performing for The Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace, ‘That’s Entertainment’ a tribute to the MGM musicals with the John Wilson Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, performing at Sinatra’s Palm Springs home for the LA Jazz Institute, Radio 2 with the BBC Concert Orchestra, ‘Winter Wonderland’ at the Royal Albert Hall, ‘A Swingin’ Session’ with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra in Los Angeles, ‘Big Band Wonderland’ at Ronnie Scott’s, ‘The Legend of Sinatra’ (UK tour), a tribute to the music of Fred Astaire presented by his daughter Ava, BBC Pebble Mill, Gloria Hunniford’s ‘Open House’ (with Donny Osmond and Burt Bacharach), the soundtrack for the Warner Bros’ motion picture ‘Mrs Ratcliffe’s Revolution’ and BBC1’s ‘Doctor Who Christmas Special’. As a headline act on the world’s luxury cruise liners he has visited over 60 countries.
His latest two albums, a tribute to Sinatra and a “best of” his Abbey Road recordings, were recently released, prompting Oscar winning lyricist Don Black to say “In a world of Pop Idol mediocrity Gary Williams shines like a dazzling beacon.”
In "That's Life" Gary celebrated the all time greats like Sinatra, Bacharach and Nat Cole. The show also features Gary's unique "Sinatra Jukebox" where you, the audience choose the songs!
What they say…
“A great voice and a great new album” Michael Parkinson, praise for ‘In The Lounge’
“One of the best voices Britain has ever produced” The Stage
“I'll stick my neck out and say I think this is the finest vocal record of its kind to emerge from Britain since the days of Matt Monro.” Radio 2's Malcolm Laycock - Review of ‘Alone Together’
“…if the audience will not let a performer leave the stage after an encore then this is proof that he has entertained them exceptionally. That is what happened last night when Gary Williams treated us to 2 hours of brilliant singing.” Encore Magazine
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