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The internationally acclaimed?BBC Big Band are joined by special guest vocalists, Emer McParland and Iain Mackenzie, to celebrate the music of the world’s most iconic movie franchise, James Bond.
The concert features classic numbers including Diamonds are Forever, Thunderball, We Have All The Time In The World, View to a Kill, Goldfinger and (of course!) John Barry’s?iconic?James Bond Theme; alongside a selection more contemporary numbers from the James Bond library including Adele’s incredible Skyfall … all performed in the BBC Big Band’s own inimitable style.?
Also included are a sprinkling of numbers inspired by the film genre, from the likes of Mission Impossible and Austin Powers, to name just a few. Don’t miss this unique concert, celebrating the very best of James Bond (and beyond) – performed by one of world’s finest jazz orchestras.
BBC Big Band
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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