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Kings of Swing
Dundee Jazz Festival Present
Kings of Swing
  Saturday 17 November 2018
  8.00pm
  Gardyne Theatre

  Tickets: £17.00
 

NB: Concessions for Gardyne Theatre shows ONLY: £5 tickets available for unemployed and students – ONLY WHEN BOOKING IN PERSON AT DUNDEE CITY BOX OFFICE by showing proof of status Tel: 01382 434940. One ticket only per person.


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Dave Batchelor’s hugely popular “Story Of Swing” has combined great live music, visuals, and dancing, with a narrative that pieces together the history of the music. His new show focuses on the celebrated “Kings Of Swing” with the same brilliant ingredients – and a story line that doesn’t forget Louis Armstrong, Barney Bigard and Swing’s New Orleans’ roots.

Sultry, sophisticated singer Lorna Reid recreates the sounds of the great Big Band Vocalists like Billie Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Helen Forrest and Marion Hutton.

The show includes hit tunes like “Stompin' At The Savoy”; “Sing, Sing, Sing”; “Little Brown Jug” and “In The Mood” played by Scotland’s leading swing big band; with the doyens of Charleston, Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and Ragtime Dance, The Jump Time Dancers, on hand, to illustrate the dance moves. It’s a tale of musical legends, fun, and good times. A great night out!