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Music Friday 8 December, 2023 8:00pm

Jazz: La Vie en Rose

TICKETS: £14 Adult, £12 concs, £5 child

The heartfelt wail of the blues; the sultry heat of the campfire; the crazy swirl of the bal musette, all fused together with virtuosity and passion in the melting pot of 1930’s Paris: the result was gypsy jazz.

Now ‘La Vie en Rose’ play this exuberant, toe-tapping music with a swing and joie-de-vivre as fresh today as when Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli first conjured it from the back streets of Pigalle.

With two guitarists, violin, clarinet and double bass, the band consists of five musicians with wide-ranging individual backgrounds in classical music, traditional jazz, rock, blues, country, ragtime and roots, pulled together by the shared pleasure of gypsy jazz and hot swing.

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Reviews

La Vie en Rose - gypsy jazz at its finest with hot fiddle, slaptastic bass and some sensational swing

Jazz Jurassica

A great performance-top musicianship and top entertainment!

Tiverton Theatre

A super evening's music!

Bude Jazz Festival

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