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The Louis and Ella Music Show

Dave Cottle & Sarah Meek

 

The show is based around the song duets Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong recorded on 3 Albums with the Oscar Peterson Quartet in the late 1950's,  along with a vast repertoire of solo songs both have recorded and performed. The show presents these iconic songs true to the original arrangements recorded with Oscar on the piano, Ray Brown (bass), Herb Ellis (Guitar), and Buddy Rich/Louis Belson sharing the drum chair.

This is not a 'Stars in their Eyes' look alike show!

The show is a celebration of the Wonderful music of

Louis & Ella, performed by great musicians!

Packed with the hit songs of the Swing era from Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Rodgers and Hart, George Gershwin such as They Can't Take That Away From Me, A Fine Romance, I Wont Dance, Let's Call The Whole Thing Off.  PLUS solo songs from Ella & Louis including Manhattan, My Funny Valentine, Love for Sale, Just One of Those Things, Hello Dolly and Wonderful World!

Sarah Meek brings a new youthful energy to jazz with her powerful and versatile delivery coupled with an engaging stage presence and wide musical knowledge that has found her Welsh, UK and international audiences. Jazz Singer Sarah hails from Cheshire and is now based in Cardiff after studying at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Dave Cottle  is one of Wales' most experienced and versatile professional musicians, the show combines his many talents including  playing Trumpet / Piano (at the same time) and singing!

The Show can be tailored to suit many events, Concerts, Jazz Clubs, Festivals, Theatres,  Wedding Receptions, Afternoon Teas / Dinners. 

​A knockout show for  Jazz enthusiasts and lovers of the hit swing songs of the Great American songbook. The Show can work to suit budgets from a duo to the full 5 piece line up PLUS guests musicians.

Dave Cottle : Piano/Trumpet Vocals

Sarah Meek : Vocals/Piano

Thomas Cottle : Drums

Aidan Thorne : Double Bass

Gary Phillips : Guitar

Guest Musicians

Laurence Cottle : Trombone

Richard Cottle : Clarinet/Piano

Get in touch to discuss options to book the show

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Band  @Swansea International Jazz Festival. June 26th 2022
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Dave & Sarah, Duo performance
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Band @Swansea International Jazz Festival. June 26th 2022.

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Sarah & Aidan @Swansea International Jazz Festival. June 26th 2022

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The Louis and Ella Music Show
The Louis and Ella Music Show

Sarah, Dave & Laurence (Paul Smith, Drums) Mumbles Festival of Music and Arts, Oystermouth Church. September 2021

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Band @Swansea International Jazz Festival. June 26th 2022.

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