Holiday Report – Tony Jacobs: Big Band Sounds Break

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Last week, my parents and I went on the ‘Big Band Sounds Break’ with Tony Jacobs; the Jim Barry Quintet; the Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, the Swing Time Jivers and many more. This was a birthday treat for my Dad from Monday the 6th to Thursday the 9th of November, which he really enjoyed indeed. Continue reading

Holiday Report – Tony Jacobs ‘Swing That Music’ Midweek Break

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Last week, my parents and I went on a ‘Swing That Music’ midweek break with Tony Jacobs and his 17 piece Swing Big Band Orchestra – the Jim Barry Quintet, the Bateman Brothers and the 10 piece Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra!! This was from Monday the 15th to Friday the 19th of May 2017. Continue reading

Tim’s Nostalgia Trip

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Last Wednesday, I did my second music presentation at the ‘Newport Music Society’ for Christmas! It was called ‘Tim’s Nostalgia Trip’! I enjoyed doing my presentation so much and everyone else who attended enjoyed it too. There was a variety of some of my music favourites to enjoy! Continue reading

Concert Review – ‘The Glenn Miller Orchestra’

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Yesterday, my parents and I saw ‘The Glenn Miller Orchestra’ at St David’s Hall in Cardiff! I enjoyed the concert very much as I love the music of Glenn Miller! The concert was directed by Ray McVay and there was plenty of music to enjoy that was both Glenn Miller and sometimes not Glenn Miller. Continue reading

‘Tim’s Glenn Miller Favourites’

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Yesterday, I did my music presentation at the ‘Newport Nostalgia Music Society’ called ‘Tim’s Glenn Miller Favourites’. It was a successful evening as everyone there enjoyed my presentation. I was nervous and excited about it, but it turned out alright in the end. I’m pleased everyone enjoyed it. Continue reading

Theatre Review – ‘The Glenn Miller Story’

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Last night, I went with my parents to see ‘The Glenn Miller Story’ at the New Theatre in Cardiff. This is a musical production starring Tommy Steele as Glenn Miller. The music of Glenn Miller is one of my favourites, as I love listening to the tunes and songs performed by his big band orchestra. Continue reading