6 of the best small bands of the swing era, recreated by 11 of the UK's finest jazz musicians. Perfect for theatre shows, live concerts, jazz festivals, jazz clubs & great nights out in London & the UK.
Enjoy the elegance of the John Kirby Sextet, the harpsichord of Artie Shaw's Gramercy 5, the amazing violin of Stephane Grappelli and Joe Venuti, Ellington's glorious orchestrations and the whacky melodies of Raymond Scott - as featured in Warner Brother hits from Road Runner to Bugs Bunny!
This show shines a light on some of the more fascinating and obscure music of the swing era along with some much loved favourites. From the UK’s top jazz musicians and presented by BBC Radio 3's Russell Davies, “Chamber Jazz” features the music of six diverse ensembles.
Great jazz in titchy packages!
Chamber Jazz Live Videos
What The Critics Say:
"Diligent rehearsal, accurate transcriptions, sympathetic musicianship and hey presto...
Pite’s men keep the various stylistic signatures fresh, confirming yet again trumpeter Enrico Tomasso’s versatility whilst Alan Barnes was equally hot alongside on clarinet and alto."
- Jazz UK’s Peter Vacher