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‘Swing No End’ Catch our Prom on BBC iPlayer

From stomps and shuffles to boogie-woogie and blues, from bebop to Latin, Swing No End presents a slice of musical action from the 1920s to 1940s celebrating the triumphs of big band greats, including Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmie Lunceford, Boyd Raeburn, Machito, Stan Kenton and Woody Herman.  Tribute is also paid to a […]

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Swing No End

Last Sunday afternoon our third double big band BBC Prom took place at The Royal Albert Hall.  Swing No End featuring two roaring big bands led by trumpeter Guy Barker and trombonist Winston Rollins, playing music from the golden era of pop music of the 20’s 30’s and 40’s. The amount of work involved putting […]

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” … madam we’ve found your bag.”

After completing the third lap round the baggage carousel  the daunting realisation that our suitcase had somehow not made the short hop from Bristol to Dublin with us began to sink in. An almost sympathetic woman in lost luggage took our details and a detailed bag description namely ‘big black suitcase with multi-coloured label’. Dublin […]

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