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Review Archive for January, 2014

Swingset – 16/01/14

This very cool band, Andrew Fincher on guitar, Sarah Ashton on vocals, Lee Brackenborough on sax & piano, Costa Constantinou on bass, and Nathan MacGregor on drums, started the evening with a beautiful laid back rendition of “I didn’t know what time it was” followed by Porter’s “What is this thing called love”.
Sarah’s lovely voice was complimented by the quality musicianship of the instrumentalists. Things started to hot up with Jerome Kern’s “All the things you are”. This was followed by…

Charlotte Maclean Quartet – 29/08/13

On Thursday the 29th August the Charlotte McLean Quartet delivered a great show.  With only 44 officially booked we had lots of walk ins with almost 90 patrons enjoying a fabulous night of music.
Although only 22 years old Charlotte displayed a maturity as both a professional performer and musician. Backed by the brilliant Steve Russel on keys, OJ Newcombe on bass and Paul Hudson on drums she impressed both the crowd and the band with her vocal range, and versatility.
Charlotte incorporated standards with some more modern tunes…