Capital City Jazz Orchestra with special guest soloist Georgina Jackson - CANCELLED
Tuesday 23 January 2024, 8.00pm
Come and join the Capital City Jazz Orchestra for a fantastic evening of Big Band music. Including some of the finest Jazz musicians in South Wales, they will swing the night away with a mix of Big Band Classics and contemporary charts.
The Capital City Jazz Orchestra is joined by talented trumpet player and singer with a sassy, vibrant style - Georgina Jackson.
After acquiring a strange and somewhat unfashionable obsession with Jazz and Big Band music at an early age, (and in Wigan!) Georgina began her musical career working as a professional trumpet player almost everywhere up, down, left and right of the country. Working for years with many famous faces, such as Frank Sinatra Junior, Nancy Sinatra and Seal and touring Big Bands in Concert Halls, television and radio.
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Having sung, played trumpet and led various sized bands with miscellaneous musicians in some very miscellaneous venues, Georgina decided to record and release her first CD. With support from Jazz FM (CD of the week) and Sir Michael Parkinson ''til there was you' climbed to the dizzy heights of Number 8 in the HMV jazz charts. The critical success of her first album led to Georgina landing her dream job at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz club in London as resident singer with The Ronnie Scotts Jazz Orchestra, where she has performed most months for the past 10 years!!
Her long awaited second album 'Watch What Happens' was released in June 2012. The first single 'Change.
Partners' shot to number 1 in the iTunes Jazz Chart and the London Evening Standard awarded the album CD of the week in July 2012. Following this The BBC Radio 2 Big Band invited Georgina to perform a tribute concert to Peggy Lee which was broadcast a number of times and very well received, this led to a national tour of Peggy’s swinging songbook and live appearances on Radio 2’s Friday Night is Music Night
Georgina now works internationally as a Cabaret Artiste performing her ‘One Woman’ entertaining trumpet/ vocal shows on the world's most prestigious cruise lines. Often found performing her show upon the iconic Cunard Queen Mary II as she sails out of New York. She is also to be found singing with the Echoes of Ellington Big Band, The Jazz Repertory and is in great demand performing up and down the country with her trio show and with guest soloist and workshop dates with Big Bands both here and In Europe. Recent notable performances have included, BBC TV”s ‘The Big Band Proms’ at the Royal Albert Hall, North Sea Jazz Festival and as a headline performer at International trumpet conferences in Hollywood, Naples and San Paulo in Brazil.
As a live artist Georgina’s charming and unique performances make her audience laugh and cry in turn, delivering a thoroughly entertaining evening.