Jivin’ Miss Daisy  A Swinging Party of 1920’s to 1960’s music.
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Tuesday December 7

Jivin’ Miss Daisy
A Swinging Party of
1920’s to 1960’s music.

At Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street

Jivin’ Miss Daisy make a much requested return to Dean Street, led by British Jazz Awards nominee Simon Thorpe. Previous sold out shows by this ace All Stars 9-piece Band, have  always delighted  audiences. Their renditions of songs from many great songwriters including Gershwin and Cole Porter, playing a wide range of swing & jazz music, ranging from Duke Ellington and Jimmie Lunceford in the 1920s, through Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman in the 1930s and 40s, to Ella and Basie in the 1950s and early 60s provide a guaranteed swinging party mood.

Featuring Liz Fletcher and Malcolm Earle Smith in vocal numbers, along with popular instrumentals and solo spots, the band puts on a wonderful show, with plenty of favourites - and lesser-known gems - from the great songwriters, with original arrangements by bandleader Simon Thorpe, featuring some from the band’s most recent CD, “Whoop-De-Doo Songs”

The band features some of the UK's finest jazz musicians, with credits including Tom Jones, Katie Melua, Van Morrison, Wynton Marsalis, Bryan Ferry, Jools Holland, Stacey Kent and BBC Proms favourites the John Wilson Orchestra

Here’s a taster of what Jivin’ Miss Daisy have in store for you

“Stand by for a great evening of foot tapping lively music designed to set you on your way home with a smile on your face” The Hoste of Jazz


Simon Thorpe, bass and band leader

Liz Fletcher, vocals

Malcolm Earle Smith, trombone and vocals

Enrico Tomasso, trumpet

Alex Garnett, saxes

Luke Annesley, clarinet and saxes 

Colin Oxley, guitar

John Pearce, piano

Matt Skelton, drums


Doors 7pm

Music 8pm

Tickets £25