Swings The Thing
A celebration of popular music from the golden age of song - upbeat and uplifting to the extreme.
This brand new show sees award winning vocalist and Radio 2 presenter Clare Teal and her excellent musicians effortlessly traverse a rich landscape of timeless and sparkling material, with standards from the grand masters of the Great American Song Book, Cole Porter & Rodgers & Hart to witty and urbane song stylists of the 50s & 60s Cy Coleman & Carolyn Leigh & Dave Brubeck, theres always a nod to more contemporary writers and originals too.
This ensemble built to demonstrate the thill and power of the big band age, packed with fantastic jazz players capable of taking flight at any given moment gives a great backdrop for Clare to communicate her eclectic songbook of intimate ballads, roaring blues, sophisticated swing and fiery latin tunes in fact grooves of every kind are in abundance.
With arrangements by world renowned trumpeter and composer Guy Barker and jazz pianist extraordinaire Jason Rebello, songs include Cry Me A River, Take Five, What Is This Thing Called Love, I Wish You Love, Ill Take Romance, It Dont Mean A Thing If It Aint Got That Swing, How Long Has This Been Going On, Perfidia, Therell Be A Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight.
As one of the UKs greatest interpreters of song and much loved performers, Clare and her Big Mini Big Band promise an evening of inspired music and unbridled entertainment, coupled with Clares warm and witty storytelling a night to be remembered is guaranteed!
Ticket Prices and Information
|Boxes seat 4*||£100.00|
* Boxes may offer a restricted view and may not be on sale intially.
**A £1.75 transaction fee will be added at the end of your order. Order from as many shows as you like at one time and pay only £1.75.
- Box office
- 01423 502116
- Oxford Street,
- HG1 1QF