Joe Stilgoe Big Band
Wednesday 23 Aug 2017 7:30pm
Part of Snape Proms
Singer, pianist, songwriter and arranger, the versatile and gifted Joe Stilgoe is a huge talent. A familiar surname, he performs familiar music with a quick and amiable wit and endearing charm. Leading his own big band, he delights in taking the music that inspired him from over half a century ago and refashioning it for a new audience. Along with generous hints of retro in his pitch-perfect renditions of the jazz age classics comes a scattering of original songs – beautifully-crafted gems with melodies that catch the ear and lyrics that live long in the memory. A very modern nostalgia…
'A very British Harry Connick Jr'
The Sunday Times