Thursday 27th July @ 8pm
St Jophn's Arts Centre, St John's Walk, Market St. Old Harlow, CM17 0AH
Fats, James P, Jelly & Joplin
Admission is only £10
Details: 01406 365 731
A feast of Ragtime, Blues, Stride and Swing piano is promised when piano professor Martin Litton joins bassist, Keith Donald and drummer John Petters for the final jazz concert of the season at St John's Art Centre, St John's Walk, Market St. Old Harlow, CM17 0AH on Thursday 27th July at 8PM.
The music and songs of Fats Waller, including Handful of Keys, Ain't Misbehavin, and Honeysuckle Rose together with James P Johnson's Carolina Shout and the Charleston will form part of the evening concert in the Harlem Stride style.
Early Ragtime numbers, The Entertainer, Maple Leaf Rag, and the Ragtime Dance will lead on to the Honky-Tonk style of New Orleans professor, Jelly Roll Morton with such Blues as Winin' Boy, 2:19 Blues and stomps, Grandpa's Spells, and King Porter Stomp.
The swing style will be evidenced by Martin Litton's interpretaion of the music of Duke Ellington, Earl Hines and Teddy Wilson.
Martin Litton is the leading exponent of early jazz and Ragtime piano styles.
See Martin with John Petters playing Jelly Roll Morton's Shreveport Stomp here:https://youtu.be/fDtqnGV3KwY
High Resolution, Jpeg photo available upon request.
Jpeg photos available upon request.
St John's Arts Centre
St John's Walk
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