All that Jazz

JAZZ diary date: Jazz on the Lawns, a bank holiday special is to be staged at Somerleyton during the afternoon on Bank Holiday Monday, August 31. TIME is ticking away for the New Orleans jazz weekend which is to be held at Seacroft holiday village, Hemsby from March 27-29.

JAZZ diary date: Jazz on the Lawns, a bank holiday special is to be staged at Somerleyton during the afternoon on Bank Holiday Monday, August 31.

TIME is ticking away for the New Orleans jazz weekend which is to be held at Seacroft holiday village, Hemsby from March 27-29. Bands booked are the Rae Brothers Festival Band led by Steve Graham, Brian Carrack's Algiers Stompers, New Orleans Heat, the Savananna Jazz Band, Sussex Jazz Kings, the Big Bear Stompers and Dave Brennan's Jubilee Band. The new year jazz festival staged at the centre sold out well before the date. The March jazz weekend costs �130, to book contact: 01493 733610.

MILESTONES Jazz Club, Lowestoft present Compassionate Dictatorship at Hotel Hatfield, Esplanade on Sunday, March 1. Admission: �7/�6. 8pm start. Call 01502 568684 or check www.milestonesjazzclub.co.uk for details. Also, the company which organises the Jazz nights in the region will be feature shortly on TV. Shakatak, from Jazz Nights feature on Pop Go The Bands about the band's make-over, is scheduled for transmission on Monday, March 30 on Living TV at around 10pm.

THE Syd Lawrence Orchestra appears at the Marina Theatre, Lowestoft on Sunday, March 22. The orchestra for many years specialised to the music of Glenn Miler and 40s, 50s and big band styles. For more information and box office, tel: 01502 533200.

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