Southport Melodic Jazz-end of season Double Bill at The Royal Clifton Hotel October 21st, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Latest Whats On Shares Comments Phot0: Andy Prior and Pete Long. Southport Melodic Jazz celebrates it’s end of 2016 season with a bumper double bill concert at Southport’s Royal Clifton Hotel. Matinee concert at 2 pm ends 4.30 Balmoral Suite on Sunday 11th December 2016 “Frank, Ella and Basie” with Swingtime Big Band Playing the music from the Count Basie Orchestra’s iconic collaborations with Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald. Special guest vocalists ANDY PRIOR and EMMA HOLCROFT. The gig includes music from the celebrated recordings with Sinatra at The Sands Las Vegas. Evening concert starts 8 pm ends 10.30 Windsor Suite “Benny and Beyond” with the Pete Long Quintet UK’s number one jazz clarinettist Pete Long reprises the Benny Goodman ‘vibes quintet’ repertoire with a stellar line up. PETE LONG, ANTHONY KERR (vibes), ROBIN ASPLAND (piano), PAUL MORGAN (bass), BOBBY WORTH (drums). As well as ‘Airmail Special’, ‘Avalon’, ‘Flying Home’ and other Goodman classics, expect to hear the Goodman treatment applied to later music by Horace Silver, Billy Strayhorn and Cool and The Gang! Tickets £16 each concert or £30 combined. To book ring SMJ Tickets 01704 541790 Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!