for Rod Pooley and his swing band! As many organ and keyboard fans may know, since April 2012 Rod has been the co leader of a very popular 6 piece swing band based in Eastbourne called the Dirty Martini Swing Band.
In addition to a major concert slot at this years Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival held over 4 days and 5 nights of the August Bank Holiday weekend, they have also been booked by the Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne to host their celebration of jazz, swing R&B and funk show.
The date of their Rye Jazz Festival concert is Saturday 29th August 2015 at the Spectrum Jazz Lounge. Rye, East Sussex. Show time 10.30pm - 2am. Full details and tickets available from www.ryejazz.com
The Royal Hippodrome Eastbourne concert is on Saturday 19th September 2015 8pm. Tickets are £10 for adults, concessions £5. Box Office 01323 80 20 20. If you are not aware of the bands work Dirty Martini bring an established array of professional talent, having performed at international festivals, corporate / private functions and concert shows. The bands stunning diverse style and range crosses the genres of Jazz, Swing, Rhythm & Blues and Funk, delivering classic standards and a ‘jazzy contemporary swinging’ twist…covering artists such as, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, Jamie Cullum, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Herbie Hancock, Nina Simone, Etta James, Amy Winehouse and many more.
Full information about the band visit www.dirtymartiniswingband.co.uk
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