Joe Stilgoe & His Mighty Big Band
LONDON St John's Smith Square
Singer and pianist Joe Stilgoe plays classics from the likes of Cole Porter and Louis Prima, plus selections from his five critically-lauded albums.
Joe Stilgoe, with his rich musical heritage and unique enetertaining presentation and musical innovations arrives at St. John’s for the Festival closing concert having toured all around the world with his band and as a solo act, having appeared in jazz clubs from New York to Berlin to Kuala Lumpur, including sell-out London shows at Ronnie Scott’s and also at The Other Palace Theatre with Claire Martin in their “Just The Two Of Us” Show.
Joe will play classics from the likes of Cole Porter and Louis Prima, plus hits from his five critically lauded albums, three of which have topped the U.K. Jazz Chart.
Expect a mixture of virtuosic musicianship, breathtaking theatricality and interaction with the audience, combining on the spot improvisation and the quickest of wits.
‘ Musical virtuosity with a swashbuckling stage presence. ’
‘ There are live performers who bring a charisma and immediate sense of warmth and charm to the stage, along with an astounding talent. Joe Stilgoe is one such performer ’