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  • Wed

    Simply Swing ft. Steve Pert - Sinatra At The Movies

    Simply Swing

    Steve Pert – vocals

    Sandra Lambert – piano 

    Simon Bates – tenor sax/ flute/ clarinet

    Jeff Lardner – drums

    Paul Morgan – double bass

    Sandra Lambert’s Simply Swing Band featuring vocalist Steve Pert bring you ‘Sinatra At The Movies’.  This wonderful show celebrates the songs from the movies in which Sinatra starred including Pal Joey, High Society, Guys & Dolls, The Joker is Wild, On The Town and many more.

    You can expect a vibrant evening with laughter and anecdotes and will hear classic Sinatra movie songs such as Chicago, Young At Heart, Luck Be A Lady, It’s Alright With Me, Lady Is A Tramp, I Could Write A Book, Just One Of Those Things and many more.

    Steve is one of the country's finest and most versatile singers. He began his career in the internationally acclaimed close harmony vocal group 'Wall Street Crash' with whom he appeared in over two hundred TV performances worldwide, including three Royal Variety Shows. He has worked with some of the world's foremost musicians and singers including Harry Belafonte, Shirley Bassey, Tina Turner, Was Not Was and Toots Thieleman.

    Pianist Sandra Lambert has performed and recorded with Bette Midler, Humphrey Lyttleton, Cilla Black, Paul O’Grady, Helen Shapiro and The London Symphony Orchestra. A sought after accompanist and arranger, Sandra is Musical Director of Simply Swing.  

    Drummer Jeff Lardner has recorded and toured with the world’s foremost musicians and singers including Van Morrison, Kylie Minogue, Natalie Cole, Bobby Womack, Gregory Porter, Joss Stone, Mick Hucknall, Georgie Fame, BBC Big Band and Mark Knopfler.

    Saxophonist Simon Bates is known and respected for his stylistic versatility. Simon has worked with musicians including Elvis Costello, Jamie Cullum, Dizzee Rascal, Shane MacGowan, Lulu, Rick Wakeman, D:Ream, Chaka Khan, Emma Bunton, Seal and Carleen Anderson. He was Musical Director for Rick Astley, Bette Midler.

    Joining them for the first time this evening will be Paul Morgan, a bassist with phenomenal technique, intonation and sight reading ability and a player who is equally adept playing pizzicato or arco on the double bass.