The BBC Big Band standing in front of theatre seats with their instruments

The BBC Big Band

Classical The Art of Swing & Song with Joe Stilgoe & Natalie Williams Sun 24 Oct 2021, 7:45pm The Anvil

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£34, £29.50. Over 65s and under 25s £2 off (includes £3 booking fee)

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This performance has been rescheduled from Wed 18 Nov

The internationally renowned BBC Big Band are joined by incredible piano-vocalist, Joe Stilgoe, and the acclaimed singer Natalie Williams, for an evening of world-class music inspired by the great swing bands and best vocalists of the twentieth century.

Through a diverse repertoire arranged and curated by the BBC Big Band’s conductor, Barry Forgie, the concert celebrates the music of the century’s most valued vocalists and swing bands - whose legacy and influence continues to define a golden era of music.

Featuring music from the likes of Duke Ellington and Count Basie, as well as vocalists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole (along with a few surprises along the way), this is a truly feel-good evening of music celebrating the Art of Swing and Song.


A wonderful band!
Tony Bennett
They brilliantly continue the tradition of Big Band music. As such they are important, as well as marvellous!
Michael Parkinson
World-class musicians… a brilliant musical force

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