(THURSDAY) 21st October LANCE ELLINGTON & The Power of Gower Liittle Big Band
Lance Ellington : & The Power of Gower Little Big Band : 8.30PM - 11.15PM (DOORS 7PM)
ADMISSION £15 (Student £10) : Includes entry to both sets 8.30pm - 11.15pm
ADMISSION (FIRST SET ONLY) £10 (MUST VACATE BY 9.45pm)
ADMISSION (SECOND SET ONLY) £10 (ENTRY FROM 9.30pm)
BBC Strictly Come Dancing vocalist Lance Ellington takes you on a seamless journey of swing, romance and nostalgia with some of the most beautiful songs ever written in his own new show.
Lance is one of the UK’s most prominent male vocalists. His regular appearances on the BBC’s globally successful Strictly Come Dancing have endeared him to millions of UK dance and music fans and his charismatic style and sultry tones have entertained more than 30 million people worldwide. The son of legendary 1950’s bandleader Ray Ellington, Lance’s elegant vocal style has been in great demand from the world’s top recording artists, and he has worked with artists such as Sting, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, Freddie Mercury, Lionel Richie, George Michael, Paul Carrack, Take That and Robbie Williams.
Lance has also worked in concert alongside George Benson, Natalie Cole, James Brown, Gary Barlow, Susan Boyle and Anton du Beke. Aside from being heard on numerous film and TV projects like X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent and Grease is the Word, Lance also appeared as his father in the movie The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, alongside Geoffrey Rush and Charlize Theron. This inspired him to record his first two albums, Lessons In Love and There Comes A Time.
Lance will be accompanied by the Dave Cottle Trio and The Power of Gower Little Big Band.
Nick and Patrick have played in brass sections with some of the world finest bands inclusing Chaka Khan/Tom Jones/Micheal Buble to name a few. Both played at Swansea Jazz previously with the Hamish Stuart Band. Tom's connection with Lance goes back to working with has father Ray Ellington!
Both Nick and Tom played in the inaugral Power of Gower Big Band gig at Swansea Jazzland on 2011!