In The Mood for a golden era of swing

Paul Davis with his Swing Session SUS-160806-085331001
Paul Davis with his Swing Session SUS-160806-085331001

Is there a better way to while away a mellow Sunday afternoon in June than to enjoy the evergreen sounds of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald?

Find yourself in the company of the hugely popular Paul Davis Big Band at the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne, with Swing Session (Sunday June 26, 3pm) - tickets are selling fast so booking is advised.

This delightful afternoon of toe tappers returns to the town’s premier theatre featuring the popular vocalist with a big stage presence Grant Martins and the talents of Paula Pout, who is sure to wow the audience once again with her glamorous ensembles and stunning voice.

The Paul Davis Big Band features musicians from the original Ted Heath Band, Ronnie Hughes and Bill Gelard which will make the special tribute to the late great bandleader even more poignant.

Showman and bandleader Paul has been a regular fixture of the Swing Session concerts since their first incarnation in 2003. In addition to leading the band Pianist Paul will also share information about the pieces of music and, of course, his trademark repartee between songs.

Paul’s granddaughter Leanne Kyte, who has previously performed with him in Swing Session, recently appeared at the Congress Theatre in the acclaimed show Ireland’s Call.

Leanne said: “I have been lucky enough to share the stage with my grandfather three times performing in Swing Sessions at The Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. Over the years he has nurtured my love of music and wholly supported my decision to pursue performing as a career.

“It was such a pleasure to be returning to this beautiful theatre as a professional in Ireland’s Call the Musical”

Don’t miss your chance for an afternoon of nostalgic music and pure entertainment with Paul and his wonderfully accomplished and smooth Big Band. The performance starts at 3pm. Tickets are priced at £14.50 and £12.50, plus there are discounts for Friends of the Devonshire Park Theatre.

To book or for more information call the box office on 01323 412000 or online www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk.