Swingin' the blues Count Basie style!
Britain's Count Basie tribute Orchestra
With the sensational vocalist Jacqui Hicks
Great musicians playing great music by Neil Hefti, Ernie Wilkins, Frank Foster, Benny Carter and Qunicy Jones.
Playing hits including, Corner Pocket, Flight Of The Foo Birds, Shiny stockings, The Kid From Red Bank, L'il Darl'in, Blues In Foss's Flat, Cute, For Lena And Lenny, One O'clock Jump, Every Day I Have The Blues, Splanky, Easy Money, Swingin' The Blues, Jumpin' At The Woodside and April In Paris.
Voted Best Big Band in the British Jazz Awards 2005, 2006 and 2008.
"Terrific... not to be missed" (Malcolm Laycock)
"World Class" (Humphrey Lyttelton)
"Precision ensemble playing... impressively swinging" (Count Basie Society international)