A Blackpool Big Band Boogie is a Music programme.

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A Blackpool Big Band Boogie

Jools Holland and his band at the Empress Ballroom in Blackpool, joined by guests Rumer, Marc Almond and Ruby Turner. The concert celebrates the golden age of big band music from the 1930s to the 1950s, and Jools presents his interpretations of standards from the greats such as Count Basie, Louis Armstrong and Woody Herman. Jools's orchestra includes some of the best musicians in the business and the concert combines the incomparable power and sophistication of the big band sound with brilliant individual performances. Highlights include Rumer's Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive, Marc Almond's rendition of Edith Piaf's Hymn Le Amour, and singer Ruby Turner's extraordinary vocals.

Genre: Music

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is A Blackpool Big Band Boogie next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 4 Tomorrow, 12:50am. See more...