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1957: A Jazz Jukebox

EFG London Jazz Festival 2017

Venue: Cadogan Hall

Performers

Pete Long Orchestra
Iain Mackenzie
vocalist
Georgina Jackson
vocalist

Featuring the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and Gil Evans.

Following on from Cadogan Hall’s 2016 sell out show 1956: A Jazz Jubilee, the superb musicians from the Jazz Repertory Company return to perform some of the great music of 1957. In Ella Fitzgerald’s centenary year they’ll be performing a selection of songs from her Duke Ellington Songbook as well as the two great albums with Louis Armstrong, Ella and Louis Again and Porgy and Bess.

Other highlights include Duke Ellington’s Shakespeare-inspired Such Sweet Thunder, Sinatra’s A Swingin’ Affair, (including Night and Day and At Long Last Love) as well as Miles Davis and Gil Evans magnificent collaboration, Miles Ahead.

The Pete Long Orchestra with singers Iain Mackenzie and Georgina Jackson are once again featured and there’ll be a few surprises too.

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