100 Years Of Jazz In 99 Minutes


Cresset Theatre, Peterborough


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100 Years Of Jazz In 99 Minutes

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"The musical equivalent of the Reduced Shakespeare Company, in which none of the major musical soliloquies gets left out."

- Alyn Shipton (Radio 3's Jazz Library, The Times)
If you are not in love with jazz music already, this event might drive a little arrow through your heart. The first ever show to encompass the history of jazz from its beginnings in Ragtime through to the present day, this is the ultimate jazz night. The six multi-instrumental jazz virtuosi create a highly entertaining journey through the decades taking in everything from New Orleans to Be Bop, Swing to Latin, Hot to Cool, from Chicago and New York to around the world. An A to Z of jazz’s biggest names from Louis Armstrong to Joe Zawinul interspersed with fascinating stories from history. - Pete Long: saxophones, flute, trumpet - Enrico Tomasso: trumpet, trombone, vocals - Nick Dawson: piano, clarinet, vocals - Dave Chamberlain: bass, guitars, banjo, piano, drums - Richard Pite: drums, sousaphone, double bass - Georgina Jackson: vocals, trumpet Please arrive on time as latecomers may not be admitted.

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