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Blowin' Up A Storm - Celebrating A Century Of Woody Herman: BBC Big Band + Matthew Ford
"The BBC Big Band celebrates the centenary of legendary big band leader Woody Herman. In a 50 year career Woody Herman's famous Herds were among the most exciting big bands around.
In this exclusive Town Hall performance Britain's finest big band performs Woody's biggest hits. Including The Woodchoppers' Ball, The Four Brothers, Apple Honey, Bijou and Blues in the Night."
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Britain's premier big band has been regularly voted the 'Best Big Band' at the British Jazz Awards. An awesome 17-piece jazz powerhouse.
'For me, this is the band' (Mel Torme)
'A wonderful band!' (Tony Bennett)
'Joyous...!' (George Benson)
'Wonderful!' (Michel Legrand)
'They brilliantly continue the tradition of Big Band music. As such they are important, as well as marvellous!' (Sir Michael Parkinson)
'I told my wife that for my next birthday I want this band as a gift!' (Lalo Schifrin)
'Not only are they terrific musicians, they also have a marvellous sense of humour' (Ken Bruce - BBC Radio 2).
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Matthew Ford is widely regarded as one of the finest big band singers in the UK. Performing for 5 years with the multi-award winning Syd Lawrence Orchestra, Matthew was voted 'Best UK Male Big Band Vocalist' and nominated alongside Jamie Cullum in the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Awards
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