Jools Holland’s Boogie Woogie & Blues Spectacular Wednesday 24 April 2024 18:00 Boisdale of Canary Wharf Restaurant
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Jools hosts a piano-pounding extravaganza featuring his choice of world-class kings of the keyboard. There’ll also be an array of special guests and accompanying them all will be Jools’s old buddy who’s worked alongside him since the days of Squeeze, drummer Gilson Lavis. The spectacular climax featuring all the pianists in a Boogie Woogie battle has to be seen to be believed! Don’t miss it! Jools Holland Jools Holland is back at Boisdale to host a memorable night performing with some of the world’s greatest boogie-woogie masters (one of the highlights was Jools being joined by his three guests on an eight handed boogie-woogie work out! – see the video above). Now he’s back again with some of his favourite musicians for another night of piano pounding excitement with German piano wizard Axel Zwingenberger, master of stride piano Neville Dickie as well as Tom Seals and Ladyva. The evening will also feature the rhythm section from the Jools Holland Rhythm and Blues Orchestra.
Neville is one of the World’s finest exponents of Stride piano and Boogie Woogie. Equally respected in Britain and the United States of America
Axel Zwingenber is renowned as the world’s leading expert on boogie-woogie, not just in his phenomenal playing, but also his superb knowledge and love of the history of boogie-woogie
Fresh from his sell-out "Let The Good Times Roll" Tour - Tom Seals, "quite possibly the future of Jazz/Blues and Pop", has the world at his fingertips. His virtuoso solo-ing, excellent improvisation skills and distinctive voice have left top industry officials hailing him the UK's finest boogie woogie and blues pianist/vocalist.
Ladyva started playing the piano when she was 14, inspired by the music of the great masters of Boogie Woogie.