Kenny Ball’s (British jazz musician, best known as the lead trumpet player in Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen) recent entry into the UK album top ten has led to even more interest for the “Jazz Meets Jive” theatre tour.
The tour, with Kenny’s band and the Jive Aces together, kicked off on 24th November in Eastbourne, and continues until June 2010, taking in theatres all over the country.
Just confirmed are dates at the Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage and Civic Theatre, Chelmsford.
Also, Kenny Ball and the Jive Aces were recently in the studio to record some tracks together. The first to be released is a seasonal single written by Kenny, “Happy, Happy Christmas”, which is on Pickwick and out comin' Sunday (December,7).
More details can be found at www.jiveaces.com/kenny