Sunday Live Music Session: Oh La La! Quintet
7th January 2024, 6.30pm
Oh la la mixes Parisian folk music (musette) , French chanson with unforgettable 20s upbeat to 50s smooth jazz, film noir/nouvelle vague film music and the occasional rearranged cool 60s French pop tune as well as original material from their upcoming album.
FIFI LA MER – vocals/accordionOLIVER WILBY – clarinet, tenor sax, accordianSIMON PICTON – guitarJULIAN BURY – double bassALEX GARNETT – tenor sax, clarinet, vocals
The dulcet tones of Parisian born Fifi la Mer's voice and the evocative sound of her accordion blended with the talents of Oliver Wilby on clarinet will take you straight back to that little café by the Eiffel tower then, they will transport you to that buzzy jazz club by Pigalle with the cool feel of Simon Picton on guitar and the groove of Julian Bury on double bass. Oh la la! have been performing over 1200 concerts over the past 10 years in venues up and down the countries including over 700 times at the Brasserie Zedel, the Royal Opera House, Wilton Music Hall, the National Theatre, St Martin in the fields, the Ignite, Elgar room and Cafe Verdi @ the Royal Albert hall. They have also played on the Orient Express, at the West Sussex Game Fair, and on boats including the Belle Vallee on the river Seine, London fashion week at Somerset House music festivals such as London City festival, Richmond world music festival, Bloomsbury festival, Old Gaffers, Royal Ascott. A very entertaining, fun and romantic evening assured. Don't forget your dancing shoes!
Advance tickets: £14.00 + booking fee (£15.40)
Door tickets: £15