Goodmania ’40 – Celebrating Benny Goodman – POSTPONED

Part of Bristol International Jazz & Blues Festival

Due to the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus outbreak, this event is postponed. The organisers are working to find a new date for the concert to take place. All ticket holders are being contacted and asked to retain their ticket until a new date is announced.

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Clarinettist/Bandleader Pete Long is the director of the Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra and Echoes Of Ellington who performed Long’s celebrated Jazz Planets suite at Bristol Jazz and Blues festival in 2019.

This time he presents the music of Benny Goodman’s legendary 1940 sextet. This particular Goodman group is famed also as it represents almost the entire recorded output of electric guitar pioneer Charlie Christian. Complete with piano, vibraphone, bass and drums the music they produced is joyous and swinging with tight interplay featuring throughout.

This is part of the Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival at Bristol Folk House, 40a Park St, Bristol BS1 5JG

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Part of Bristol International Jazz & Blues Festival

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