This “Master Blaster” of a show returns to The Crazy Coqs for the post Covid opening series of JBGB Events concerts. It’s a party night out, after previous sold out shows here and across London’s top venues and the South East, with audiences on their feet dancing away and demanding more.
‘Some Kinda Wonderful’ celebrates the life-time genius of Stevie Wonder, with mesmeric vocalist Noel McCalla, the award-winning saxophonist Derek Nash and a band of world-class musicians.
They return by popular request to play a wide-ranging catalogue of classic hits, guaranteed to appeal to anyone who loves great music.
Enjoy hit after hit from albums such as 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered', 'Innervisions', 'Songs in the Key of Life' and 'Hotter than July', including danceable classics 'Superstition', 'For Once in my Life' and 'Isn't She Lovely', and beautiful arrangements of 'My Cherie Amour' and 'Overjoyed'. Audiences are thrilled by the performances of these great compositions by Stevie Wonder with which he and others had massive hits.
Noel McCalla’s long association with the brilliant Morrisey Mullen Band earned him acclaim as “one of Britain’s best Soul Singers” (Blues and Soul Magazine) and, for more than 19 years, Noel's searing, soulful vocals were featured with the iconic Manfred Mann's Earth Band.
Derek Nash has played in Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra since 2004 and is also a member of the Ronnie Scott’s Blues Explosion. He has won several British Jazz Awards throughout his career fronting Sax Appeal, his Acoustic Quartet and the funk band, Protect the Beat.
Derek has performed live, on record and on television with Gregory Porter, Chaka Khan, David Sanborn, Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Amy Winehouse and many more.
This is a Master Blaster of a Show. Here’s a taste of what’s in store
The media love the show
“Rarely have I heard the music of Stevie Wonder interpreted with such finesse, energy, and all-round brilliance.” - The Soul House
The audiences love the show.
“I attended the Some Kinda Wonderful gig last week Best gig of the year as far as I am concerned. Those guys are just wonderful."
Noel McCalla– vocals,
Derek Nash – saxophones,
Neil Angilley – keyboards,
Jonathan Noyce – bass
Nic France – drums.
In the last 12 months we have spent more time cancelling than booking and presenting concerts
But that’s all over now!
With our venue partners Crazy Coqs were back
Ten early Summer concerts with artists we’ve all missed and who you have asked to see again.
Clare Teal, Jason Rebello, Derek Nash, Noel McCalla, Chris Ingham, Trudy Kerr, Elaine Delmar, James Hudson and a first time for JBGB Events with Lizzie Ball.
They merit and need your support - please. And after a long absence you need the magical live music they will deliver.
Do join us. Thank you
20 Sherwood Street