Friday 3 June, 7.30pm, £15. Marine Hall, Fleetwood
There’s a night of big band in store on Friday 3 June as The Mike James Orchestra and Singers perform sounds from the swing era alongside modern day classics in the style of James Last at Marine Hall, Fleetwood.
The Mike James Orchestra and Singers is a vibrant, professional big band consisting of powerful signature brass section, whip tight rhythm and talented soloists and vocalists all led by the earthy charm and boyish enthusiasm of Mike James himself, one of Britain's best and most enduring band leaders.
A perfect mixture of youth and experience, classic and contemporary, the orchestra’s vast repertoire includes timeless big band classics, swing and rock and roll, soul, blues, Latin, salsa and chart hits from now right back to the 50s. This brand new show consists of almost nonstop and unforgettable numbers from the revered swing era such as Woodchoppers Ball, In the Mood and Sing, Sing, Sing to the popular vocal and instrument numbers of today including My Heart Will Go On, How Deep is Your Love and Sweet Caroline. Add to this classical favourites, iconic film pieces and theatre music all played in that happy music style that made Last famous.
The Mike James Orchestra and Singers are performing In The Style of Last at Marine Hall on Friday 3 June, tickets are £15, call 01253 887693 or visit www.marinehall.co.uk to book.