Top notch jazz at Playhouse

Hoagy Carmichael, Chris Ingham and Paul Higgs. EMN-150416-134417001
Hoagy Carmichael, Chris Ingham and Paul Higgs. EMN-150416-134417001

A highly acclaimed British jazz act will be gracing The Playhouse, in Sleaford, on Saturday, May 2.

Fresh from sell-out performances at Ronnie Scott’s, The Chris Ingham Quartet will be performing Celebrating Hoagy, a tribute to American songwriter, Hoagy Carmichael.

This salute to the master features tracks from the acclaimed CD Hoagy including well-loved hits (Stardust, How Little We Know and Georgia On My Mind).

Chris Ingham is currently the musical director of popular quintet Jazz at the Movies. He is also a record producer and jazz piano and voice tutor at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, and leads the house trio at Jazz at the Hunter Club, Bury St Edmunds.

Paul Higgs has worked as a musical director at the RSC and National Theatre, as a TV and film composer and a record engineer and producer. Rev Andrew J. Brown is the minister of a Unitarian Church in Cambridge and a professional jazz bass player.

George Double is a respected and published drum educator. He tours regularly with vocal legend Jack Jones and has played with Marc Almond, Ruthie Henshall and Kym Mazelle as well as on West End shows Wicked, Guys and Dolls, Avenue Q, Sinatra and Anything Goes.

Tickets for the show, which starts at 8pm, cost £12. To book call 0333 666 3366.