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RWCMD Big Band: Spirit of '49

  • RWCMD North Road Cardiff, Wales CF10 3ER (map)
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As part of the College’s 70th anniversary season our Big Band and singers take you on a musical journey back to the year the College was founded. Celebrating the height of the jazz and swing era, this evening's concert will have a very aristocratic flavour featuring the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Britain's own Miller-inspired, Ted Heath. Trombonist and band-leader Heath performed at the 1949 Royal Command Performance for King George VI and his British band backed Ella Fitzgerald and Lena Horne and pioneered Sunday Night at The Palladium.

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Tickets: £12, £10 concessions (Under 25s £6)

Venue: Dora Stoutzker Hall

Supported by the Connect Fund