Four drummer tribute to Gene Krupa

Sticky Wicket Swing Orchestra to mark Gene Krupa's 100th birthday with four-drummer charity spectacular


Sticky Wicket and his Swing Orchestra are marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of Gene Krupa with a four-drummer Big Band spectacular in aid of Cancer Research.

The concert takes place at The Stables, Wavendon, Milton Keynes from 8pm this Wednesday, 18th November. Tickets cost £20, with all profits from the show going to Cancer Research UK.

Band leader Sticky, who has drummed for the likes of Roger Daltry, Bryan Ferry and Rory Gallagher, will be joined on the drums by National Drum Fair Organiser Garry Allcock (Mel Torme, Matt Monroe), Nigel ‘Ben’ Hill and TV antiques expert John Bly. Bly, who has been a stalwart of the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow for 30 years, is also a ‘closet’ drummer and Big Band devotee. The orchestra will be fronted by singer Serena Howard-Douglas.

For more info, call 01832 274050, or go to www.stables.org.

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