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The Celebration Of Swing

The Celebration Of Swing


Sun Mar 13 2022



Join The Events Centre for this wonderful concert, filled with nostalgia and memories, at the special matinee time of 3 pm. The Celebration of Swing is a big band concert, starring John Morrisons Swing City, taking audiences on a musical journey through the history of the American big band swing era in the early 1940s. This concert spectacular will feature 15 Australian musicians and singers, plus showcase two esteemed singers, Gregg Arthur and Jacki Cooper, and Sydneys top instrumental jazz soloists. Musical Director, John Morrison is recognised as one of Australias leading jazz drummers, bandleaders and educators. The concerts music repertoire will highlight the greatest Big Band hits of the 1940s, featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Count Basie and more. This music and these timeless icons are still recognised and beloved after 85 years. Here is a great band making its mark in the 21st century with all the colour and trappings of a 1940s Hollywood movie set, no wonder its a hit! Kevin James, The Australian