Big Band brings classic tunes back to life

Five Star Swing Big Band

Five Star Swing Big Band - Credit: Archant

The Big Band, led by Chris Smith, comes to the Radlett Centre this Sunday, February 1.

The show, which starts at 7.30pm, brings to life famous Big Band tunes performed by the singers and multi-instrumentalists of the Five Star Swing Band,

Sax player Justin Swadling will feature along with Simone from the latter days of the Ivy Benson Orchestra who went on to become an accomplished vocalist, clarinet and flute player, recording with Paul Weller, TV film Lace 2, Vince Hill and the New Squadronaires plus solo saxophone on the Paul Merton TV show.

Bandleader Chris Smith is a composer and arranger for Glenn Miller’s brother, Herb, and the BBC Radio Big Band.

Tickets are available from the box office on 01923 859291.