The Yiddish Twist Orchestra (YTO) are one of the bands at the free Canary Wharf Jazz Festival this weekend. They’re performng on the final day, Sunday 17th August at 5pm.
They are: Natty Bo – vocals; Ben Mandelson – guitar; Simon Edwards – bass; Roy Dodds – drums; Robin Harris – keyboards; Dave Bitelli – saxes; Simon Finch – trumpet; Paul Taylor – trombone.
Their debut album, for release in January 2015 is called Let’s. We have a very early (probably available in September!) copy as this week’s prize draw for newsletter readers.
FULL LINE-UP FOR CANARY WHARF FESTIVAL
FRIDAY 15 AUGUST
7-8pm Ed Barker & Friends
8.30-10pm Riot Jazz Brass Band
SATURDAY 16 AUGUST
1.30-2.45pm GoGo Penguin
3.15-4.30pm Zara McFarlane
5-6.15pm Hidden Orchestra with special guest Phil Cardwell
6.45-8.15pm Ciyo Brown’s The Motown Sound featuring Gwyn Jay Allen and special guest James Morton
SUNDAY 17 AUGUST
1.30-2.45pm Nostalgia 77
3.15-4.30pm Polar Bear
5-6.15pm Yiddish Twist Orchestra
6.45-8.15pm Andy Sheppard Quartet