7.00pm - 9.00pm
A Tribute to Benny Goodman with the Swing Machine Jazz Orchestra and Special Guest Pete Long (clarinet)
Tickets: £17 - £28
The Swing Machine Jazz Orchestra continues its acclaimed Cedars Hall residency with the prolific session musician and multi-instrumentalist Pete Long in a big band tribute to the legendary clarinettist Benny Goodman. Pete has worked internationally as a band leader and sideman for the likes of Jamie Cullum, Jane McDonald, Joss Stone, Dionne Warwick, Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane and a five-year stint playing and arranging for Jools Holland. Pete also directs the Ronnie Scott's Big Band and he played the oboe solo on the Stereophonics hit single Handbags and Gladrags. Quite a CV!
Expect some of those irresistible clarinet favourites which gained Benny Goodman his reputation as the “King of Swing”.