Music

Denmark Street Big Band - Sinatra and Me

Sunday 1st September 2019. 7.30pm

All tickets £22.00, no concessions.  Price includes a booking fee

Starring Richard Shelton , this celebrated British performer based in Los Angeles, has been described as “one of the world’s finest Sinatra interpreters”. An award-winning actor and singer has received many prestigious Critically Acclaimed International Reviews for his performances. this comes comes directly from London's West End and Los Angeles.

Shelton will be accompanied on stage with the fabulous Denmark Street (concert) Big Band,  Based in London's West End .  This very exciting 17 piece professional ensemble will deliver the audience a wonderful musical experience, and one that Frank Sinatra himself may have been proud of. The Denmark Street (concert) Big Band has been the preferred choice for The Royal Opera House's new year's eve special celebrations and has been their resident Big Band since 2013.

This highly acclaimed International show is currently touring South Africa, and New Zealand. and has also been performed on many famous stages and  destinations across Europe, Middle East, and numerous Far East destinations including Australia, hitting all the high notes with Sinatra fans.

Talking about the show, Shelton says: “The show focuses on the wonderful music of Sinatra's hits, including my time starring as Sinatra in London’s West End and the synchronicity between our lives,  including how his tuxedo literally walked into my life, a fact which was verified by Sir Roger Moore (James Bond) on live TV.
Richard has also met Frank Sinatra's entire family and was also one of the last people inside Sinatra’s last home before it was demolished. There is also original music in the show including the title track scored for a big-band arrangement, ’Sinatra and Me’, which we recorded in East West Studios, LA, where Sinatra recorded ‘My Way’ and ‘A Very Good Year’.”

Richard has performed for HRH Prince Charles at Windsor Castle, for Sir Elton John at his ‘White Tie and Tiara Ball‘, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Concert Orchestra, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London and on countless international TV and radio shows.

Hear one of the world’s greatest Sinatra interpreter's sing the coolest Sinatra songs – an unforgettable night of song and storytelling.

A must see show for Sinatra fans, and may be advised to book you tickets early.

 

'His selection of material is impeccable and his style is shark skin sharp' - George Harris, Jazz Weekly
'Shelton is the essence of cool' - Bonnie Priever, The LA Examiner ★★★★★ 'Simply phenomenal’ - ★★★★★ Mike Young, BBC 'Simply astounding' - Catherine Francoise, Musical Theatre Review, Oct 2017 ★★★★★ 'Seemingly effortless style, unforced and highly polished' - Mark Shenton, Daily Express 'A superior singer who tips his hat to a legend with grace and elegance-an album that Sinatra himself would be proud of’ -  ★★★★ - Edward Blanco, All About Jazz.

 

When & Where

Gatehouse.
Plenty of tickets
Sunday, 1 September
19:30