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Gail’s sax appeal

Jazz saxophonist, composer and bandleader Gail Thompson, return to The Braithwaite Hall, Croydon Clocktower, with her adventurous new project, Noir Femmes.

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This performance features the UK's first ever all-black, all -female touring 15 piece big band. Drawing

inspiration from the two Afro-American all-female bands from the 1940s - The Darling Buds of Rhythm and the Sweethearts of Rhythm - and using Gail's intuitive rhythmic awareness and grasp or orchestral shadings, Noir Femmes successfully interprets Gail's specially written new works. Tickets are £10. Call 020 8253 1030.

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