Syd Lawrence Orchestra Comes To Eastbourne

Friday 19th August 2016

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Get your glad rags on and head for the Royal Hippodrome this September as they welcome Chris Dean and the Syd Lawrence Orchestra with their sensational show SWING – The Ultimate Big Band.

This fizzy and frisky, glittering gem of a show promises to be the best entertainment in town as Chris Dean and The Syd Lawrence Orchestra deliver another full-throttle performance.

Chris Dean brings you, not only sincere musical virtuosity but as much confidence in the music as when it was the latest smash on the airwaves.

Audiences are promised a truly hypnotic combination, all presented with a mixture of fun, laughter, excitement and comedy to make for a swinging and memorable evening. 

Hear the music of the swing era bought back to life with the youthful verve that made it the smash hit pop music of its day. Featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Quincy Jones, Billy May, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and many more.

Founded in 1967 by trumpeter and arranger Syd Lawrence, the fabulous Syd Lawrence Orchestra has been thrilling audiences in Concert Halls, Theatres, TV Shows and Music Festivals all over Great Britain and Continental Europe for over 40 years. 

Renowned for its exciting blend of high octane Big Band Swing and Classic Dance Music, the Orchestra’s repertoire ranges from the wartime million sellers of the legendary Glenn Miller through the era of the great Count Basie Orchestra to the hit songs of Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald. Count Basie himself described the Syd Lawrence Orchestra as “So good it should be BANNED!” and it has recently been voted “Best Big Band in the Land” for the eighth consecutive year.  The Orchestra has been directed since Syd’s retirement in 1996 by Chris Dean, has a repertoire of over 1,200 classic Big Band titles.

Tickets are Chris Dean’s Syd Lawrence Orchestra – SWING – The Ultimate Big Band are on sale now for £20.50

Tickets are available online or by calling the Box Office on 01323 80 20 20.

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