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Having worked alongside Bruce Adams and Paul Booth, Strictly Smokin’ now embark on a new partnership with internationally acclaimed trombonist Mark Nightingale.
Mark is a regular with BBC Big Band and John Wilson Orchestra, aswel l having per formed with Frank Sinatra, Cleo Laine, Kenny Wheeler, Tony Bennet, Peggy Lee and the WDR Band Band there is no doubt that he is ‘one of the finest players in the world’.
In this concert Michael Lamb’s Strictly Smokin’ Big Band will host Mark in Sage Two at Sage Gateshead, and feature many of Mark’s own compositions and arrangements for big band. SSBB regulars Alice Grace and F’reez will also be in session, and feature with the band.
Hailed as ‘without doubt the best big band operating in the North of England’, and paired with virtuoso Mark Nightingale this gig should be firmly in every jazz fan’s diary.
An exciting new season of top acts and emerging artists from the world of jazz, soul, funk and beyond kicks off in January 2019. Throughout the Spring we will be presenting incredible musicians from across the UK and beyond as part of a new, broader year-round programme of jazz in all its eclectic...