Dixie Mix JAZZ BAND
Music of LOUIS ARMSTRONG
Saturday 15th April 2023, 7.30pm,
St. Botolph’s Church, TRUNCH
The DixieMix Jazz Band, one of the UK’s most engaging and successful jazz ensembles, is returning to TRUNCH CONCERTS to open the 2023 season.
After their very succesfull concert at St.Botolph’s last year, the feedback was amazing: “A wonderful night’s music and entertainment that we are reliving again and again…”. “Congratulations on a very successful evening’s entertainment, for me personally it brought back many happy memories…”. This year the band will present in Trunch their new program of music of the legendary Louis Armstrong.
The band is a professional six piece, excelling with fresh arrangements of many jazz favourites. With the best jazz musicians in East Anglia, enthusiasm for traditional jazz and great humour, the DixieMix has gained national recognition, leading to a tour with Rod Stewart, TV appearances and multiple festival and theatre gigs.
Simon Nelson – cornet, trumpet, flugel horn and vocals
Chris Wigley – trombone and vocals
Karl Wirrmann – clarinet, alto sax, tenor sax
Guest pianist – Simon Brown
Kevin West – banjo, guitar, ukulele
John Benson – bass and vocals
Tony Wilkins – drums and vocals.
The concert took place in St. Botolph’s Church in Trunch. With a licensed bar.
Pre-booking only. Tickets: £15 – adult, £7 – children.
Tickets were available by phone 01692 402 624 or cash only at The Crown at Trunch (Front Street, Trunch, North Walsham NR28 0AH).
Proceeds are donated to Trunch and Swafield Church restoration projects.