Tuesday, 6 September 2016
Michael Jackson Big Band Night at Sela Bar, Leeds - September 22nd
For one night only, Sela Bar in Leeds will play host to a very special celebration of the King of Pop with an evening of big band arrangement of Michael Jackson's greatest hits.
Watch a 19-piece all star big band reimagine your favourite Michael Jackson tunes from the powerhouse albums that define the modern pop genre: "Off The Wall" and "Thriller". Throw in tunes from Prince, Chaka Khan, Phil Collins, Buddy Rich, Thad Jones and you have a night that promises to please fans of big bands, pop music and die hard MJ fans alike. There is something for everyone!
Trumpeter Ciaran Diston and guitarist Conall Mulvenna will run the show and are responsible for the arrangements. Joining them are a host of Leeds' finest young jazz musicians -
Vocals: Alice Higgins
Rhythm: Tom Higham, Jess Mollie, Angus Milne, Kieran Gunter, Chris Bland
Saxes: James Boyes, Daniel Brunskill, Will Howard, Rose Perry, Jack Chandler
Trombones: Danny Barley, Elliot Crouch, Laurence Marshall, Pat Martin
Trumpets: Ciaran Diston, Tom Hill, Tom Sharp, Dan Coulthurst
The nights are drawing in and although that might mean the end of BBQs and sunbathing, it does mean the the new season of jazz gigs are starting so it's time to get your diary out and start planning so you don't miss a thing...
For more information, see the event facebook page.