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Jazz drummer marks four decades in the business

Shoreham’s Ropetackle welcomes one of jazz’s most influential drummers.

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The Jungle Book

New-generation Jungle Book heads to Chichester

Keziah Joseph – who plays Mowgli in a new touring production of The Jungle Book – saw a group of guys, presumably football fans, walking past, chanting Rule Britannia.

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Kodo

The thrill of Japanese drumming

Ironically, it was in London that Takashi Akamine discovered taiko, the great Japanese art of drumming.

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Britney Spears

Britney Spears to headline Brighton Pride

Legendary pop icon Britney Spears has been announced as the headline act for Brighton and Hove Pride.

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Hairspray company

REVIEW: Hairspray, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, until January 27.

A powerful message, huge energy, huge heart and endless fun, Hairspray really is the musical that has got the lot – particularly as this latest production has also got a simply-dazzling professional debut from the insanely-gifted Rebecca Mendoza.

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Abba Forever

Get a taste of Abba!

Abba Forever celebrate their 20th anniversary as they continue to tour their tribute to the Swedish superstars.

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Nigel Thomas

Jazz night with Nigel

Chichester Jazz Club welcome the Nigel Thomas Quartet, with Nigel on bass, Paul Booth on saxophones, Mark Edwards on piano and Winston Clifford drums on Friday, January 26 (The Pallant Suite, Freemason’s Hall, 7 South Pallant, Chichester).

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Nile Rogers

Nile Rogers and CHIC to headline Brighton’s LoveBN1Fest

Grammy-winning composer, producer, arranger, and guitarist Nile Rodgers and his multi-platinum selling band CHIC are confirmed to headline Brighton Pride’s LoveBN1Fest on Sunday August 5 in Preston Park.

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Jacqui Dankworth

Jacqui Dankworth celebrates the great Jazz Sirens in Bognor Regis

Jacqui Dankworth plays Bognor’s Regis Centre with her Jazz Sirens show on Sunday, January 28.

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Derek

New West Sussex jazz slot launches

Worthing-based musician Derek Little is launching a new jazz venture for Lancing, bringing years of experience to a new monthly outing.

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100 Years of Jazz

South Coast Jazz Festival set to sparkle in Shoreham

World-class jazz acts will appear at The Ropetackle, Shoreham for the fourth South Coast Jazz Festival.

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Michael

Michael Collins appears with The Brighton Phil

The Brighton Phil’s first concert of the New Year will be at the Brighton Dome on Sunday, January 28.

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Opera will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day in Chichester

Chichester will build on its impressive record of Holocaust Day commemoration with a staging of PUSH – A Holocaust Opera in Chichester Cathedral on Saturday, January 27 at 7.30pm. The event was a sell-out within 48 hours of going on sale.

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Rihanoff & Maloney

Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney team up in Worthing

Good friends Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney deliver a new musical spectacular on a tour which brings them to the Pavilion Theatre, Worthing on January 26.

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Ed Goodale

Ed Goodale assembles his new band

Ed Goodale will be in concert on Friday, January 19 at Langham Brewery in Lodsworth (GU28 9BU).

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Jo Sercombe

Singing day with Jo

Helen Bradley and Jo Sercombe are organising a singing day to be held in North Mundham Village Hall on Saturday, February 3 from 10am-4pm.

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Brighton Festival Chorus

Brighton Festival Chorus recruiting new singers in anniversary year

Brighton Festival Chorus is looking for new members as it marks its 50th anniversary this year. Spokeswoman Marilyn Linehan said: ”There is an exciting programme of concerts, events and special performances planned.
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Leeroy Stagger by David Guenther

New album leaves "fog of depression" behind

Canadian singer-songwriter Leeroy Stagger says he has come “out of the fog of depression” with his new album Love Versus – an album which asks whether love is enough.

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Margaret Fingerhut

40th anniversary for Bognor Regis Music Club

Bognor Regis Music Club marks its 40th anniversary with a celebrity concert featuring Bognor Regis-born violinist Bradley Creswick.

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Chichester Chamber Concerts 2017 Andrew Bernardi

Chichester Chamber Concerts series gets under way for 2018

New music, international-level performance and a desire to bring communities together are the key elements in the Bernardi Music Group which launches 2018 for the Chichester Chamber Concerts series.
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