Monday, 15 February 2016
Ronnie Scott's story told in York
The history of the Ronnie Scott jazz club's rise from basement bar to sacred spot, featuring hot sounds from The Ronnie Scott’s Club Quintet – James Pearson (piano), Sam Burgess (bass), Alex Garnett (sax), Freddie Gavita (trumpet) and Chris Higginbottom (drums) will be told in York this summer.
The Ronnie Scott's story, recounts the blazing trajectory of the legendary jazz shrine with a creative combo of live band action, natty narratives and rare archival footage. It will be a visual and musical celebration of the club. Mixing classic music from the jazz greats who have performed at Ronnie Scott’s, alongside tales of old Soho, miscreant musicians and police raids, this is unique evening celebrating one of the world's most famous jazz venues, it's music, and history.
"Outstanding players. For poise, balance and swing they’re a joy to listen to" - The Observer
Great Yorkshire Fringe, York (17, 24 and 31 July) The White Rose Rotunda York