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Straight Ahead Big Band

Monday 22 May 7.00pm

Straight Ahead – The Big Band is an eighteen piece big band based in Perth, Western Australia playing classic and contemporary jazz instrumentals and vocal standards.
This Monday night’s session at The Ellington will include big band standards from the books of Buddy Rich, Count Basie and Maynard Ferguson and contemporary charts by arrangers Bob Mintzer, John Clayton and Gordon Goodwin and the swinging vocal charts of Sinatra, Ella and Diane Krall.
Special musical spotlights will feature the stunning vocals of Victoria Newton, the swingin’ singing of Mark Underwood and the burning solos of Simon Styles on tenor sax.
Join us for our first Monday night Big Band session, come rain or come shine the band will be blowin’ up a storm!

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Duke Duchess applies to those who have purchased a Duke/Duchess membership and show this card on entry.

Table restricted view refers to a few table places which have sight line issues across the grand piano, but allow seated table entry.

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