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Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical – Southwark Playhouse, London

Book: Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr.  Music: Fats Waller  Director: Tyrone Huntley  Reviewer: Scott Matthewman There are not many first-time directors and first-time choreographers who could make their debuts in such roles at the Southwark Playhouse, one of the top tier of off-West End fringe venues. Name recognition surely plays a small part: the director is Tyrone Huntley, Olivier ...

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Hot Sardines – Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

Co-Leaders: Elizabeth Bougerol, Evan Palazzo Reviewer: Ron Simpson How do you pack out halls with wildly enthusiastic audiences for what is basically the jazz and popular music of 80 or 90 years ago? First of all, it helps to have top-class musicians who also manage to share the enormous fun they are having. Then, if you take The Hot Sardines’ ...

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Nigel Kennedy presents Bach and Fats Waller – Leeds Town Hall, Leeds

Reviewer: S. E. Webster [rating:4.5] Following the recent release of his latest album, Recital, Nigel Kennedy is now currently touring the country along with fellow musicians Jarek Smietana (acoustic guitar),Yaron Stavi (double bass) and Krzysztof Dziedzic (Bodhran and Drums). Together, all four musicians have worked to produce an exciting, new musical compilation, reworking some of the staples of Bach and ...

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