Jazz in the South

The hills all around the Klipriver valley will come alive with sound of music on Saturday May 31.

THE LIDO HOTEL – Big Band Night at the New Lido Hotel with The John Davies Phat Brass featuring Harry Talas.

The Big Band era has made a comeback in the States and Europe and now a Big Band Night is happening right here in the New South of Johannesburg. With names like Michael Bublé, Josh Grobin, Harry Connick Jnr , Sir Rod Stewart, to name a few fronting Big Bands. The sounds of Count Basi, Duke Ellington, Star Kenton, Buddy Rich, Johnny Dankworth and Ted Heath are vibrating around South Africa with programmes like Eleanor Moor’s Band Stand on Big Band Radio 702. For those in classical music you will recognise a couple of familiar tunes. (Classic/Jazz Fusion) arranged by John Davies.

SOJO Business and Tourism supports initiatives that promote tourism and encourage upliftment of the South of Joburg, bringing feet into the area.

Big Band Night is on Saturday May 31 and tickets are available at R195 per person. Book for the best Big Band music and a buffet in the southern hemisphere.

Contact SOJO Business and Tourism to make your bookings before the end of April to allow for catering arrangements – 011 493 7880 during office hours 08:00 to 15:00 or
For more information on the event, contact Lionel Benham on 076 130 8734 or, Nicky Vakaloudis on 082 481 8746.

Banking details: SOJO Business & Tourism, ABSA The Glen, Account number: 38033520295. Please use ref number: BigBand(name).

A percentage of the income to be donated to a chosen charity. It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing

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