Café Society Swing returns to London's West End

Vimala Rowe as Billie Holiday in Café Society Swing

Pianist and composer Alex Webb bring to life the story of New York's legendary jazz club with a stellar line up including vocalist Vimala Rowe.

Musician and writer Alex Webb's Cafe Society Swing returns to London's West End on Thursday 17th March at the Pizza Express in Soho, after recent sellout shows at the Hideaway in Streatham and the The Stables in Wavendon. The show then moves on to the Gateshead International Jazz Festival on Sunday 17th April.

The original legendary 1930s New York nightclub Cafe Society opened in 1938. It was America’s first racially integrated jazz club and a hothouse for jazz talent, amongst them Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, Count Basie and many others. Webb brings the story to life with a stellar line up including vocalist Vimala Rowe, vocalist and guitarist Ciyo Brown, Jazz FM Award-winning alto saxophonist Nathaniel Facey, tenor saxophonist Frank Griffith, trumpeter Sue Richardson, trombonist Nathaniel Cross, bassist Miles Danso and Shane Forbes on drums.

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