Sat, 18 Feb|
Back to New Orleans for Mardi Gras with the Big Easy Six!
'Fat Tuesday' is the time for the best of New Orleans jazz for listening or dancing! Bring your brollies!
Time & Location
18 Feb 2023, 14:00
Southend-on-Sea, The Jazz Centre UK, Beecroft Art Gallery, Victoria Ave, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6EX, UK
About the Event
The Big Easy Six is one of the UK's most respected New Orleans ensembles and plays all around the circuit of Britain's Traditional jazz festivals. Don't miss them! The members are all veterans of other bands including the Liberty Hall Stompers, Red Beans'n'Rice (whose latest album received a fine review in 'Just Jazz', October 2022) and the Superior New Orleans Brass Band. Their programme includes the best of marches, spirituals, rags and blues and their arrival at The Jazz Centre to overture Mardi Gras (three days in advance) is a cause for celebration! Personnel includes: Max Emmons (trumpet) Mike Nason (trombone) Paula Jackman (clarinet/tenor) Ian Grant (banjo) Gerry Hoskins (string bass) and Barry Crickmore (drums)
Big Easy SixFrom £5.00 to £10.00