Vocalist & Saxophonist Jimmy Cannon Presents a monthly residency at the St Austell Arts Centre celebrating the Best in Jazz and Swing Music.
Every show features live music played by a fantastic jazz & swing quartet!
Listen to the kind of music that the esteemed Michael Parkinson loved so much in a monthly residency that pays tribute to his musical legacy.
Featuring the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, Diana Krall, Jamie Cullum, Michael Bublé, Cleo Laine, Buddy Greco, Stephane Grappelli, Nina Simone, Harry Connick Jr., Julie London, George Shearing, Peggy Lee, Mel Tormé, Carmen McRae, Al Jarreau, Dizzy Gillespie, and Anita O’Day.
Hosted by singer and saxophonist Jimmy Cannon, this curated series encapsulates the sophistication and artistry that defined an era. With each performance, Jimmy leads us through a journey of resonating melodies and timeless rhythms, honouring the memory of Parky and his profound impact on the world of music.
Get your tickets early for this special performance and lose yourself in the timeless music’s resonant harmonies.
The live Quartet, hand-picked by Jimmy himself, is at the heart of the experience. Their jazz and swing expertise is a harmonious blend that enhances every performance, infusing the stage with undeniable energy.
Jimmy holds a post-graduate diploma in Jazz Performance and Composition from Trinity College of Music and was awarded the Archers Scholarship in 2004. He has toured and performed with Sir Tom Jones, The Commitments, The Syd Lawrence Orchestra, The Rat Pack touring show, Rodriguez, Maroon Town, Roger Taylor, and Mbawula, and has appeared on ‘The One Show’ and ITV’s ‘This Morning’.Jimmy has two albums out as a singer: ‘Alltogether’ on Proper Music and ‘All Upon a Lovely Summers Day’ on the F-IRE label. “A Jazz cousin of Fairport Convention’s folk-rock classic ‘Liege and lief,'” says the New York Times. – In terms of jazzJimmy has performed internationally with his own swing band ‘The Jazz Cannons’ at private events and concerts in Cyprus, Florence, Greece, Paris, Kuala Lumpur, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Jordan, and Dubai since 2009, as well as entertaining numerous private and corporate audiences at The Ritz, The Savoy, The Dorchester, Claridges, Soho House, The Groucho Club, and The Pigalle back in London, most recently (2015/16) touring the UK as backing vocalist with ‘Elvis The Ultimate His big band had a monthly residency at the Bulls Head in Barnes for nearly five years, and he continues to guest with the best big bands in the country, including the Syd Lawrence Orchestra and the Len Phillips Big Band.Jimmy’s recent projects include ‘Burton Bradstock,’ a Jazz/Folk group that aims to spark a widespread revival of traditional English song, and ‘The Best of British Song,’ which showcases songs written by British composers from the 1920s to the late 1960s.
(Tickets are non-refundable )
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