The Julian Bliss Septet

Thu 18 July 2019

Gershwin: Tin Pan Alley and Beyond

The Julian Bliss Septet brings the sound of swing, Latin, American and jazz music to audiences across the world. The members of the Septet, all exceptional solo musicians in their own right, transport listeners back to the heady days of classic swing and jazz through their entertaining, innately musical playing and dazzling shows of virtuosity.

For this very special concert, the Septet bring to life the stories and instantly-recognizable sounds of Tin Pan Alley through music by Gershwin and his contemporaries. A suite of original arrangements for the group, including music from Porgy and Bess, Rhapsody in Blue and popular favourites I Got Rhythm, Embraceable You and Lady Be Good, ensure that the audiences of today continue to find these classics as entertaining, enjoyable and surprising as ever.