Wed 21 Nov•Mike Denham SpeakEasy with Michael McQuaid

  • Corn Exchange
  • Wed 21 Nov
  • 20:00
  • Accessible **
  • Suitability: All
  • £14 / £12

We are delighted to welcome back pianist Mike Denham for the second of his regular SpeakEasy nights for 2018. Mike’s guest this time around is the excellent Australian musician Michael McQuaid.  Michael has toured the world as a featured artist and bandleader, and has established an international reputation.  A mere youngster (in his 30s!) he plays 1920s/30s jazz and swing with remarkable energy and originality. 

 

McQuaid is a multi-instrumentalist, regularly performing on clarinet, saxophones, trumpet and even occasionally piano.

** For full accessibility details, please contact Dorchester Arts’ box office 01305 266926

Fri 30 Nov • King for a Day: The Nat King Cole Story (Featuring Atila)

  • Corn Exchange
  • Fri 30 Nov
  • 20:00
  • Accessible **
  • Suitability: All
  • £18 / £16

King for a Day, is the brand new concert from acclaimed jazz vocalist, Atila, celebrating one of the defining voices of the Twentieth Century: Nat ‘King’ Cole. Featuring world-class live music from Atila and his stellar group of musicians, alongside narration and projected archive images and footage, this is a unique concert celebrating his incredible career.

This thoughtful and entertaining new show takes a fresh look at the life and work of the timeless Nat King Cole – whose vocal styling in songs such as Nature BoyUnforgettable and When I Fall in Love defined a golden era of music and earned him a place in the history of American music as one of the most iconic vocalists of all time.  

Following sell out shows at London’s Hippodrome and Ronnie Scott’s, and featuring many of Nat King Cole’s most celebrated songs, alongside stylish reworkings of his lesser-known gems, this is a unique evening of music celebrating one of music’s all-time greats

** For full accessibility details, please contact Dorchester Arts’ box office 01305 266926