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1920s Jazz Spectacular: Paul Whiteman – Bix, Bing + Rhapsody In Blue

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Cadogan Hall, Sloane Square

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1920s Jazz Spectacular: Paul Whiteman – Bix, Bing + Rhapsody In Blue

A music feast for the ages

This is a 1920s spectacular presented by BBC radio’s Alyn Shipton and featuring Guy Barker as Bix Beiderbecke, Thomas “Spats” Langham as Bing Crosby, Keith Nichols as Paul Whiteman and pianist Nick Dawson performing Rhapsody in Blue conducted by Pete Long. Paul Whiteman, the biggest name in American music throughout the roaring twenties, lives again in this recreation (the first in London for over forty years) featuring a giant 27-piece orchestra crammed with the finest vintage jazz specialists. The concert includes such classic hits of the 20’s as Dardenella, That’s My Weakness Now, Singin’ The Blues Till My Baby Comes Home, There Ain’t No Sweet Man Worth The Salt Of My Tears and Because My Baby Don’t Mean Maybe Now. - Guy Barker: cornet - Thomas ‘Spats’ Langham: vocals - Nick Dawsonpiano: soloist - Keith Nicholsmusical: director - Pete Long: conductor Please arrive on time as latecomers may not be admitted.

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