Shakespeare and jazz merge for Sodbury concert

August 30 2016

JAZZ singer Jacqui Dankworth will help mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death when she makes a welcome return to perform in Chipping Sodbury.

JAZZ singer Jacqui Dankworth will help mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death when she makes a welcome return to perform in Chipping Sodbury.

Her concert on Friday, September 30, will be part of a national tour featuring material composed by her father, the late Sir John Dankworth, for his 1964 album Shakespeare and all That Jazz - written for Jacqui’s mother Dame Cleo Laine.

She will be joined by award winning singer-songwriter and keyboard player Charlie Wood, saxophonist Julian Siegel and Oly Hayhurst on bass.

Tickets can be bought by phoning 01454 315741.