Louis Armstrong: Shenton Dixon Wednesday 08 April 2020 21:15 Boisdale of Canary Wharf Restaurant

Hello Dolly, Wonderful World, to When the Saints Go Marching In and many more. Complete with the legendary gravel voice and distinctive trumpet Shenton takes you down memory lane from the humble days of New Orleans to the Cotton Club & Las Vegas.
 

Louis Armstrong a Jazz Pioneer with a distinctive gravelly voice who made the trumpet sing.

Louis or SATCHMO as he is affectionally known can be best described by the late great Duke Ellington who said this “ He was born real poor died real rich and never hurt nobody”

Adored the world over with his warm infectious personality, his charismatic, innovative distinctive performing style wooed audiences everywhere they simply just couldn’t get enough of him & his trumpet.    “ IT DON”T MEAN A THING IF IT AN”T GOT THAT SWING”.

With   classic hits such as: WONDERFUL WORLD, HELLO DOLLY, BLUEBERRY HILL, MACK THE KNIFE, BAD BAD LEYROY BROWN & not forgetting  OH WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHIN IN & many more

SHENTON & the band will have “ ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD” to let you know “ IT AN”T WHAT YOU DO IT”S THE WAY THAT YOU DO IT.

Shenton Dixon, as recently seen on BBC One's "The Voice", was the original performer at the Apollo in the world wide smash hit musical BUDDY. The producers were so impressed with his performance and due to public demand they extended the part to include the song “I’m Gonna Party” which he co wrote. He also was featured in the Original Tamla Motown Musical “DANCING IN THE STREETS” playing along side the late great EDWIN STARR. Appearing virtually everywhere thought the UK and various locations throughout Europe. Such was the quality of his performance he headlined the show on several occasions and was critically acclaimed with outstanding reviews.

He is an accomplished piano player and guitarist and has been the musical director for several gospel choirs.

AFTER SHOW DJ – Tue & Wed until 12am • Thu until 1am • Fri & Sat until 2am

ABOUT THE VENUE

Jools Holland is Boisdale’s Patron of Music presenting the very best in jazz, blues and soul and occasionally rock’n’roll. Described as “London’s No 1 jazz venue” by Tatler Magazine, Boisdale of Canary Wharf is a two-floor venue overlooking the fountains of Cabot Square, which comprises an award-winning restaurant, four private dining rooms, The Oyster Bar & Grill, Terrace, the world’s most extensive whiskey bar (over 1000 malt whiskeys!)

The food offering ranges from an excellent value bar menu with a wonderful selection of burgers starting at £10.75and an A La carte menu celebrating great British ingredients with flair and imagination. The dry-aged Aberdeenshire steaks are simply amazing! You can also enjoy fabulous cocktails, a good selection of real ales, and draft lagers as well as an outstanding wine list with over 200 bins.

Boisdale of Canary Wharf Restaurant - Cabot Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QT


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