A.J’s BIG BAND IN THE MOOD FOR CHRISTMAS
Big Band enthusiasts are in for a festive treat when A.J’s Big Band and vocalists return to the Carlton Theatre, Teignmouth on Sunday 8th December for a Christmas Special Concert. The popular 17 piece, featuring vocalist Paula Mitchell, recently performed a jazz mass concert at Exeter Cathedral. Swing His Praises was highly acclaimed and once again demonstrated the exceptional versatility of this talented band now into its 30th year.
The Teignmouth afternoon show will be packed with big band arrangements old and new. All time favourites from Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman will blend with some of the more contemporary pieces from Gershwin, Bacharach and Buddy Rich. Songstress Paula Mitchell will compliment the instrumental line up with her exciting range of ballads and up tempo numbers. A.J’s vocal harmony group performs wartime hits such as Don’t Sit under the Apple Tree and Perfidia. Seasonal numbers will include Kenton’s God Rest You Merry Gentlemen, Miller’s Jingle Bells also the Christmas Song. All in all a great afternoon’s entertainment from the South West’s top swing band. Ticket £14. Box office 01626 778991. Hotline 01392 411194.