FRIDAY November 6th 8.45pm SARAH MEEK/DAVE COTTLE : Ella & Louis - A Musical Tribute - Special guest Denny Ilett
Sarah brings a new youthful energy to jazz with her powerful and versatile delivery coupled with an engaging stage presence and wide musical knowledge that has found her Welsh, UK and international audiences.
Jazz Singer Sarah Meek hails from Cheshire and is now based in Cardiff after studiyng at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Sarah brings a new youthful energy to jazz with her powerful and versatile delivery, coupled with an engaging stage presence and wide musical knowledge that has found her Welsh, UK and international audiences.
The band will play the great songs duets of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong including They Can't Take that away from me, A fine Romance, I wont Dance and many more. Plus the great solo songs from Ella including Manhattan, My funny Valentine, That old Black Magic. Louis will be belting out Just one of those things, Hello Dolly and Wonderful World.
A night of pure Nostalgia and great songs!
The Dave Cottle Trio are a vastly experienced trio of professional musicians who have a wealth of experience accompanying 100’s of Jazz artists from all over the world and can play many different styles. Renowned as one the best jazz trio’s in the UK all can sight read music to an extremely high standard and each are renowned Jazz improvisors.
Special Guest - Denny Illet
Denny is rare commodity - a virtuoso British guitarist and a talented writer/arranger, who has honed his chops not on the UK scene but rather by playing and touring with some of New Orleans finest including Lillian Boutte and members of such notable bands as The Meters, Dr John and the Harry Connick Jnr Big Band.