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A Tribute to Benny Goodman
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The Swing Machine Jazz Orchestra continues its acclaimed Cedars Hall residency with the prolific session musician and multi-instrumentalist Pete Long in a big band tribute to the legendary clarinettist Benny Goodman. Peter has worked internationally as a band leader and sideman for the likes of Jamie Cullum, Jane McDonald, Joss Stone, Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane and a five-year stint playing and arranging for Jools Holland. Expect some of those irresistible clarinet favourites which gained Benny Goodman his reputation as the "King of Swing"
A graduate of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, Pete Long is a virtuoso clarinettist and saxophonist and probably best known as the leader of the 'Echoes of Ellington' big band.
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Polished and versatile 17-piece big band from Ipswitch recreating the music of the likes of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Ted Heath, Woody Herman, Duke Ellington and Stan Kenton.
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- Wells Cathedral School
- 15 The Liberty
- BA5 2ST
Pete Long image © Richard Roscoe