"It's rare to find a pianist-singer with a style so finely
integrated that it's hard to think of voice and piano as separate
elements... We're lucky to have him." Dave Gelly, The
A special tribute to the magic of the Nat King Cole Trio, accompanied by Andrew Cleyndert (bass) and Colin Oxley (guitar).
The urbane and sophisticated Dominic Alldis has built a unique musical career over 30 years, spanning the rich and varied musical worlds of classical music, jazz piano and cabaret singing. Equally at home with a conductor's baton in hand, performing with his jazz trio or entertaining an audience with songs at the piano, Dominic's fluency in many different musical languages and flair for bringing them together in a distinctive way puts him in a category all of his own.
The King Cole Trio pioneered the piano-bass-guitar combo which
was hugely popular throughout the 40s, 50s and 60s. The show will
include swinging interpretations of 'This Can't Be Love', 'Autumn
Leaves' and 'Route 66', as well as cabaret songs by Dave Frishberg
and Blossom Dearie, and latin songs by Tom Jobim.
"A winning combination of old-style British charm and new style-keyboard skill. He's a class act." Jack Masserik, Evening Standard