Swing Into Christmas with the Down for the Count Orchestra

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15% off for 100 tickets valid until the end of March


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Sat,14 Dec 2024
7.30pm to 10.15pm
Available on tickettailor.com
Down for the Count Orchestra plus vocalists

Celebrate the festive season in style with the vocalists and instrumentalists of the Down for the Count Orchestra, as they Swing Into Christmas!

The Down for the Count Orchestra are heading to York Central Hall this December with their joyful festive show, Swing Into Christmas! This is a Christmas celebration like no other, as the 30-piece big band with strings brings the music of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole and many more back to life. Check out what to expect from the show here!

Early-bird discount

To celebrate the Orchestra’s first appearance in York, we’ve been offered an early-bird discount code! Head over to the ticket page today and enter the code xmas2024york for 15% off all adult and student price tickets. This discount code is valid until the end of March, and is limited to 100 tickets – so get yours quick!

 

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What to Expect

This is a Christmas celebration like no other, as Down for the Count recreate the music of Nat ‘King’ Cole, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and many more in a luscious 30-piece orchestral setting evoking the sounds of the great Capitol Studios recordings.

Expect to hear faithful recreations of the best music of the swing era including I’ve Got You Under My Skin, New York New York and ‘S Wonderful, alongside original arrangements of jazz and festive standards written by principal conductor Mike Paul-Smith and arranger Simon Joyner including Winter Wonderland and It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas.

Praise for the show:

A sonic sleigh ride back to the sounds of Capitol Studios in the 1950s.

–DownBeat Magazine

A potential rival to the John Wilson Orchestra.

–Jazzwise Magazine

The whole show was almost faultless.

–Liverpool Echo

Programme includes

  • I’ve Got You Under My Skin
  • A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
    Stardust
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  • Christmas in New Orleans
  • The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting)
  • Theme from New York, New York
    and many more

Performers

Down for the Count Orchestra plus vocalists

Mike Paul-Smith – conductor

Social media links:

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/DFTCband

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/downforthecountband

 

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Ticket sales are the responsibility of Down for the Count Orchestra, for any enquires please contact mike@downforthecount.co.uk




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