Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts set to boost funds with jazz gig
Talented musicians are tuning up for an evening of traditional and modern jazz in aid of the Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts.
John Keen's Society Jazz Band, the Pete Martin Trio featuring special guests and musicians from the Gloucestershire Youth Jazz Orchestra, will be in action at Subtone, The Promenade, Cheltenham on Sunday December 2 at 7pm.
Acclaimed musician John Keen has a distinguished jazz career spanning more than 40 years. During that time he has played in a number of traditional/New Orleans style jazz bands including the Crouch End ALLSTARS, Ian Christie/Wally Fawkes Quintet, West London Rhythm Kings and Covent Garden Marching Band with Chris Barber.
In 2009 and 2010 he was invited to play in the Preservation Hall and the Music Factory in New Orleans. Tickets cost just £10 and are available on the door.
Gents, come in to Earl's & Co and enjoy a haircut and finish, glass of whisky and a shoeshine for £18.50
Terms: Later and earlier appointments available upon request
Contact: 01242 504887
Valid until: Tuesday, December 31 2013
"We are extremely grateful to John and his band and Ian Underhill at the Subtone for supporting this fundraising concert and we hope jazz fans from across the county will come out to support it," said Rod Davis, Chairman of Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts.
The highly successful Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts involves 3,500 children, young people and adults showcasing their dance, music and speech and drama talents each year.
For more information visit www.cheltenhamfestivalofperformingarts.co.uk