It sounds a lot of fun. The evening will feature six bands with contrasting sounds, and the whole thing will build to a roasting climax of “C-Jam Blues” and “Don’t mean a Thing.” These gigs always have a lively atmosphere
The line up includes ebullient Enrico Tomasso on trumpet, fleet-fingered and classy Alan Barnes on saxes and clarinet, ex – buddy Rich sideman Jay Craig honking a bass saxophone….
If I wasn’t in Krakow, I would be going…not least to hear a superb period specialist guitarist Martin Wheatley who I was bowled over by – see my review of the Gene Krupa gig.
This question for a free pair of tickets to next Thursday. (I’ll draw the winner out of a hat when the Cardiff test match finishes.)
Who is the fifth Mrs Artie Shaw, Hollywood actress, in the picture above?