The New Generation Festival (NGF), in co-production with the Catskill Jazz Factory, delivers this homage to the roaring 20s led by 25-year-old vocalist, "an adept lyrical interpreter" with "tremendous tonal command" (JazzTimes), Veronica Swift. Twenties on 20s: From The Big Easy to Broadway stars some of the world's best young jazz musicians who pay tribute to New Orleans' influence on Broadway. The show features music by, among others, Jelly Roll Morton, George Gershwin and Jerome Kern.
The New Generation Festival, an event of "broad scope and cinematic charm" (Financial Times), is a platform for the world's finest young music talent. The festival offers an array of awe-inspiring productions, showcasing rising stars of the music, opera and theatre industry in a unique and picturesque setting, the Gardens of the Palazzo Corsini al Prato in Florence, Italy.
The Catskill Jazz Factory is an arts project of the 23Arts Initiative based in the USA that nurtures emerging jazz artists. Providing residencies and support to young top-quality performers developing première musical projects, the Catskill Jazz Factory also works with these artists to promote community building through jazz.
Veronica Swift - Vocals
Alphonso Horne - Trumpet
Patrick Bartley, Jr. - Saxophone
Ehud Asherie - Piano
Endea Owens - Bass
Alex Wintz - Guitar
Should you wish to enjoy dinner or a light bite to eat before or after your show, Brasserie Zédel is located just across the foyer from Crazy Coqs. To book a table, please call 020 7734 4888 or visit us online at www.brasseriezedel.com/reservations.