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The ARC, St John's Arts Centre,

St John's Walk, Market St, Old Harlow,

CM17 0AJ

Adm: £10

Contact: John Petters: 01406 365 731







Press Release:

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:



High Resolution, Jpeg photo available upon request.









Jpeg photos available upon request.





Ticket info - call 800-555-1212

The Arc -St John's, Harlow

St John's Arts Centre
St John's Walk
Market Street
Old Harlow
CM17 0AJ

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Thursday 27th July   Fats, James P, Jelly & Joplin with Martin Litton, Keith Donald & John Petters



St John's Arts Centre