Lizzie Cooper Band Jazz Night

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26th May 2015 - 8pm

Venue: Loughborough Town Hall

A great evening of live jazz covering well known standards including blues, bossas and ballads from Lizzie's extensive repertoire, performed in the relaxed and intimate surroundings of the venue's Sock Gallery.

Lizzie was born and grew up in Loughborough and continues to live locally. A graduate in Music from Bath Spa University, she has recently released her new CD entitled You Don't Know What Love Is.

Tonight's guest performer will be Roy Williams.

Roy Williams was born in Salford, Lancashire and began his career during the trad jazz boom of the '50s. His influences on trombone included Urbie Green and Jack Teagarden. He made his name as the regular trombonist with the Alex Welsh Band from 1965 to 1978.

Jazz Journal International voted him Top Trombonist for four years running in the 1980s. He has also won many British Jazz Awards. He has played with the bands of Terry Lightfoot, Alex Welsh and Humphrey Lyttleton, and has toured and recorded with visiting American musicians Bud Freeman, Wild Bill Davison and Ruby Braff. He is much in demand at jazz festivals all over the world.

Please note, the line-up is subject to change.

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