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BBC Big Band – The Sound of Cinema – The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Conductor: Barry Forgie Reviewer: James Garrington There is nothing quite like the sound of a Big Band to inspire nostalgic thoughts of the 1930s and 1940s, and there is no doubt that the BBC Big Band ranks among the best. Here they present an evening inspired by some of the great movie sound-tracks spanning the 1930s right up to contemporary ...

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BBC Big Band Divas with Claire Martin – Royal Hall, Harrogate

Reviewer: Matt Stimpson [rating:4] The beautiful surroundings of Harrogate Royal Hall are playing host to the BBC big band tonight, with guest vocalist Claire Martin taking us on a journey to visit the songs of the divas from bands gone by. The BBC big band is one of the world’s premiere big bands, and tonight they are directed by their ...

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