Kansas Smitty's House Band
Traditional jazz with a twist - from New York to New Orleans
Sunday 20 AugustFrom £6.50 to £20.00
Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Part of the Snape Proms season
Rooted firmly in the sounds of pre-war jazz, the scintillating 8-piece Kansas Smitty’s House Band have emerged as one of the most energetic and innovative new bands on the UK jazz scene. Their incendiary live shows are built on a sound that veers freely and fearlessly between swing, blues, R&B, ragtime and gospel – New York to New Orleans, with a dash of Paris and Havanna added to the mix. Whether it’s seductive smooth swing classics, Dixie-land stomp or highwire solos, the Kansas Smittys get to the heart of the music and make it uniquely their own.
‘If jazz is to survive it will need more bands like this one’
The Sunday Times