Thursday, 8 June 2017

Music of Stan Kenton and Alice Zawadzki at Southport

 SK2 Big Band
 Alice Zawadzki 
From Geoff Matthews

A new day of jazz at Southport will be held on Sunday July 2nd 2017 at The Royal Clifton Hotel Southport PR8 1RB

Dave Tyas’ SK2 Augmented Jazz Orchestra 
with guest conductor Bobby Lamb
playing the music of Stan Kenton
at 2.00 to 4.30 pm

We are pleased to announce that Bobby Lamb will be conducting the SK2 Jazz Orchestra using Bobbys special arrangements of music from the Stan Kenton repertoire.
The band will be augmented with French Horns and extra Percussion for this concert.
Bobby has had a long and varied career as a trombonist with Teddy Foster,Jack Parnell and Ted Heath. Bobby has also worked with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, Woody Herman Orchestra and European tours with Frank Sinatra in the1960,s and 80,s. There was also a co leadership with Ray Premru  working with Buddy Rich,Louis Bellson and Kenny Clare.

Alice Zawadzki Trio
Alice Zawadzki voice/violin, Phil Peskett piano and Misha Mullov- Abbado double bass
playing at 8-10.3pm
We first entranced by Alice when she was studying classical violin and voice at The Royal Northern College of Music. Lessons from the famous New Orleans diva Lillian Boutté honed her jazz vocal style and she now works professionally on the London scene to great acclaim (Albert Hall, Ronnie Scott’s, London Jazz Festival) as well as touring internationally (USA, Italy, Taiwan and Germany). Here’s just a few peer review clips about her recent debut album ‘China Lane’  
“She’s a genuine original” -  John Fordham- The Guardian
Alice will include tunes from the album in this concert along with some familiar jazz favourites.

tickets : £16 each concert or £30 combined.
Available from SMJ Tickets - phone 01704 541790
Cheques payable ‘Southport Melodic Jazz’ + SAE to 8 Lord St Southport PR8 1QD
Also ask for special Sunday jazz night dinner B&B terms at the hotel
Ring Jolene Vernon at The Royal Clifton on 01704 533771.

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