Jazz meets Jive - Kenny Ball & his Jazzmen with The Jive Aces – two band spectacular!
Kenny Ball is a legend. Probably the greatest test of an artist's success is his durability. Kenny is now a national institution and the most successful jazz trumpeter this side of the Atlantic. His landmark recordings of the 1960s, such as Midnight in Moscow, catapulted him to worldwide fame and he is now a living legend. The great Louis Armstrong said of Kenny "This man is a genius." http://www.kennyball.co.uk
The Jive Aces are the UK's No.1 Jive & Swing band. Renowned for their hot, swinging music and high-energy stage show, they play songs made famous by such greats as Bobby Darin, Louis Prima and Sammy Davis Jr, as well as some superb originals. They have sold out at venues around the world. www.jiveaces.com
"Simply sensational. The Jive Aces manage great freshness yet maintain an authentic accurate sound." The Stage
The show also features very special guest, top crooner, Mr Keith Ball. Both bands will play their own sets comprising of some of the most popular and enduring songs in the jazz and swing songbook and then join together for a red-hot, jam session finale with some surprises!