The Infamous "Cotton Club" was a popular New York City nightclub from 1923 – 1940 and operated during the US Prohibition era with a reputation for catapulting famous careers including Duke Ellington, Lena Horne and many other talented performers to stardom. (There is still a "Cotton Club" located in New York)
On Sunday 21 June the Sunshine Coast Jazz Club are proud to host an afternoon of entertainment for all jazz lovers at the Caloundra Power Boat Club when it presents the Sweet Thunder Jazz Orchestra - when it will perform all the great jazz favourites from that era - the theme for the event is "Return To The Cotton Club" Sweet Thunder is a 13 piece Jazz Orchestra based on the Gold Coast. Band Leader Rick Best's "Sweet Thunder" (named from the classic Ellington/Strayhorn album "Such Sweet Thunder") draws heavily on music from this era with some well known and some not so well- known arrangements as well as works by Benny Carter, Gerry Mulligan, Count Basie, Quincy Jones, John Clayton and others.
The band line-up of this 13 piece orchestra features 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 4 saxes plus piano, bass, drums and vocals. In line with the history of "The Cotton Club", Sunshine Coast Jazz Club welcomes local young talent Josh Linnett, for a guest appearance with this fabulous band – who knows – maybe he will be the next Jazz Star! 16 year -old Josh, began his music career with piano at age of 6. He was inspired by Sinatra and Buble' where he found his passion for Jazz.
The Sunshine Coast Jazz Club keenly supports youth.
Doors open for Lunch at 12 Noon just get your table number order lunch downstairs and your meal will be delivered to you, there are Bar facility upstairs also – With the fabulous view across Pumicestone Passage it is hard to beat a great Sunday afternoon! (even a dance floor for those light on their feet!)
Return to The Club With Sweet Thunder 13 Piece Jazz Orchestra Guest Young Talent Josh Linnett
21 July 2019
From 12 noon
Caloundra Power Boat Club 21 Lamerough Parade Golden Beach (opposite Woorim Park)
Jazz Club Members $20.00, Seniors $22.50, Non Members $25.00 Credit Card Facility Available
Caloundra Power Boat Club 21 Lamerough Parade Golden Beach (opposite Woorim Park), Caloundra
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