The EFG London Jazz Festival in association with The Jazz Repertory Company presents
1957 – A Jazz Jukebox.
Featuring the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and Gil Evans.
Following on from Cadogan Hall’s 2016 sell out show - 1956 a Jazz Jubilee, the superb musicians from the Jazz Repertory Company return to perform some of the great music of 1957. In Ella Fitzgerald’s centenary year we’ll be performing a selection of songs from the Duke Ellington Songbook and Ella’s two great albums with Louis Armstrong, Ella and Louis Again and Porgy and Bess. Other highlights include Duke Ellington’s Shakespeare inspired Such Sweet Thunder, Sinatra’s Swingin’ Affair, (including Night and Day and At Long Last Love) and Miles Davis and Gil Evans magnificent collaboration Miles Ahead. The Pete Long Orchestra with singers Iain Mackenzie and Georgina Jackson are once again featured and there’ll be a few surprises too.