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Cheek To Cheek

We have eagerly been awaiting the new Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Album “Cheek to Cheek” due to be released on 23rd September. Bennett and Gaga have been planning the duets album ever since she joined him for his Grammy Award-winning Duets II album in 2011, which turned Bennett into an instant fan. “She’s a sensational jazz singer,” says Bennett.

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Benny Goodman

May 30, 1909: Jazz Musician Benny Goodman is Born On this day in 1909, jazz clarinettist and orchestra leader Benny Goodman was born. Goodman’s passion was music and his big band sound quickened the pulse of a generation ready to shrug off the Depression and dance. With clarinet in hand, Benny Goodman was transformed from a child in Chicago’s impoverished

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Happy Birthday Doris Day

Happy 90th Birthday to Doris Day, film legend & a wonderful jazz and big band singer Doris Day (born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff; April 3, 1922) is an American actress, singer, and animal rights activist. Doris began her career as a big band singer in 1939. Her popularity began to rise after her first hit recording, “Sentimental Journey”, in 1945. After

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Classic American Song book

From its origins on Broadway and from Hollywood, the music from Great American Songbook has captured the imaginations of generations. The Great American Songbook represents the music and popular songs of the famous and most prolific American composers of the 1920s and onwards. Amongst others, these composers include Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, and Rodgers. Listen to

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An Evening of Musical Swing Feat. Perdido Players Swing Band

27th September, 2014 Come and enjoy a fun evening of Musical Swing, with music and vocals from the 1930’s and 40’s. The concert features the Perdido Players Swing Band, whose leader is Peter Swann, a Trustee of St Peter & St James, and vocals by Dawn Walters. Haywards Heath United Reform Church, 55 South Road, Haywards Heath  RH16 4LL 7.30pm

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The Good Life
Good Life

The Good Life – part of UK Older People’s Day 2014 Age Concern Eastbourne and Eastbourne Seniors Forum present the Good Life to be held on Wednesday 1st October, from 10am-3pm, in the Winter Garden, Eastbourne. This is a FREE event that is open to the general public. There is entertainment and displays plus over 60 stands to enrich the

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The Great British Beach Clean
Beach Clean

Our seas are under immense pressure: too many fish are being taken out, too much rubbish is being thrown in and too little is being done to protect our precious marine wildlife and vital fish stocks. The Marine Conservation Society champions the need for marine wildlife protection, sustainable fisheries and clean seas and beaches. MCS’ vision is for seas rich

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Vintage Fair
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Vintage Fair October 11th 11am-5pm King John’s Nursery & Garden Stalls piled high with goodies for home & garden from some of the best seekers of all that is old and beautiful. Free entry to the fair. Visit our garden & tea room with delicious lunches & homemade cakes. Telephone: 01580 819 220 or email Sheepstreet Lane, Etchingham, East

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Made In Sussex
Sussex Carft Fair

September 7th 2014 10am – 4pm Once again Made in Sussex will be held at Goddenwick Farm, Lindfield, West Sussex, with over 100 stalls showcasing local crafts, foods, and retro and vintage products. There’s also a Shabby Chic Recycle Market, charity Bake Off and for the first time a Wedding Barn featuring vintage wedding apparel. From artisan breads, to craft

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Mainly Miller of Big Band Jazz
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For the opportunity to hear the greatest Standards and Jazz by a live Big Band come down to The Mainly Miller Evening of Big Band Jazz evening with the Les Paul Band at the Patcham Community Centre, Brighton on the 29th August from 8.15pm until 11pm. Tickets £5 on the door, bring your own bottle and light snacks. The Les

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