Swing Into Christmas with the Down For The Count Orchestra

Swing Into Christmas with the Down For The Count Orchestra
Celebrate the festive season in style with the vocalists and instrumentalists of Down for the Count Concert Orchestra, as they Swing Into Christmas!

This is a Christmas celebration like no other, as Down for the Count recreate the music of Nat ‘King’ Cole, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and many more in a luscious 25 piece orchestral setting evoking the sounds of the great Capitol Studios recordings.

Expect to hear faithful recreations of the best music of the swing era including I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Let’s Face The Music and Dance and ‘S Wonderful, alongside original arrangements of jazz and festive standards written by the Orchestra’s principal conductor Mike Paul -Smith and featured on our new album Swing Into Christmas, including Winter Wonderland and The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting).

“Awesome!” Michael Bublé
“A sonic ride back to the sounds of Capitol Studios in the 1950s” DownBeat Magazine
“A potential rival to the John Wilson Orchestra” Jazzwise Magazine
“A breath of fresh air on the swing scene” Twinwood Festival

Programme includes
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Let’s Face the Music and Dance
The Nearness Of You
I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
I’ll Be Home For Christmas
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Performers
Down for the Count Swing Orchestra plus vocalists to be announced
Mike Paul – Smith: Conductor

Book Tickets

Wednesday 22nd December 2021 - 7:30pm

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Wednesday 22nd Dec 2021

Venue: Cheltenham Town Hall
Prices: £28.00
All Online Bookings are subject to a one-off transaction fee of £1.50

Celebrate the festive season in style with the vocalists and instrumentalists of Down for the Count Concert Orchestra, as they Swing Into Christmas!

The Venue

Rich in heritage and opulence, this Grade II listed jewel in the heart of cosmopolitan Cheltenham sets a dramatic, inspiring backdrop for any event.  Imagine the dances and music of years gone by, while enjoying popular live music, comedy, festivals and exhibitions. Visit us to dine or drink in our Garden Bar Orangery.

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