Sunday December 5th : The Louis and Ella Christmas Show (Includes 2 Course Dinner)
Sarah Meek and Dave Cottle present the great swing Era songs from Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald
Dinner from 7pm, music starts at 8.30pm (Usualy ends around 10.30pm approx)
Ticket Includes 2 Course Dinner
Sarah Meek & Dave Cottle present their musical tribute show to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. Packed with the great songs of the Swing era from Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Rodgers and Hart and George Gershwin that Louis and Ella recorded and sang together and performed individually. Sarah is a rising star on the UK jazz scene having performing all over the UK at Jazz Festivals and club venues. This seasonal show will include many of the great swinging Christmas songs!
The show is based around the song duets Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong recorded on 3 Albums with the Oscar Peterson Quartet in the late 1950's, along with solo songs they both recorded and performed. The show presents these iconic songs true to the original arrangements recorded with Oscar on the piano, Ray Brown (bass), Herb Ellis (Guitar), and Buddy Rich/Louis Belson sharing the drum chair.
The show is packed with the great songs of the Swing era from Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Rodgers and Hart, George Gershwin such as They Can't Take That Away From Me, A Fine Romance, I Wont Dance, Let's Call The Whole Thing Off. PLUS many of the solo songs from Ella & Louis including Manhattan, My Funny Valentine, Love for Sale, Just One of Those Things, Hello Dolly and Wonderful World!
Sarah Meek 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 hails from Cheshire and is now based in Cardiff after studiyng at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
One of Wales' most experienced and versatile professional musicians, the show combines many talents of Dave Cottle playing Trumpet and Piano (yes, at the same time) and singing!