Tuesday 24th October 2017
£25.00 - £45.00
Set to be a special night at the club, this “expert 19-piece jazz orchestra plays blistering 1940s Dizzy Gillespie arrangements, led by the dynamic alto saxophonist Pete Long and played with explosive relish that would blow the audience out of the doors if the doors could be located in the crush”. Gillespie's late-1940s big band may have been the first full-scale, modern-jazz, bebop orchestra, but it was anything but cerebral in its bravura, punchy swing and the breathtaking deviousness of its arrangements, and Long's replica catches just that feeling”. John Fordham, The Guardian.
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