Ray Gelato and The Giants (Friday)


Friday 20th October 2017


Ray Gelato, perhaps the last of the great jazz entertainers, leads his incredible band for two seriously hot nights at Hideaway, featuring hard hitting swing and storming solos

Artists: Ray Gelato

Venue: Hideaway Jazz Club, 2 Empire Mews Stanthorpe Road, London,SW16 2BF, United Kingdom


Tickets: Standard GBP 15.00

Time: 7pm - 11:30pm

Cab Calloway, Louis Prima, ‘Fats’ Waller, Louis Jordan – these superb artists were never afraid to entertain. As well as playing great music, they also looked like they were having the time of their lives whenever they set foot on a stage. Now there is one man who is continuing this grand upbeat tradition of entertaining his crowds with great jumpin’ songs, storming jazz solos and a swinging world class band. His name is Ray Gelato, and he joins his legendary predecessors in continuing the trend of delivering the coolest swinging sounds around.

Gelato is considered by many to be one of the last in a long line of the classic jazz entertainers. Expect to hear some foot-stompin’ big band tunes that are guaranteed to have you jumpin’ and jivin’ and leave you feeling uplifted and inspired. Ray and his Giants play a mixture of swing, jazz and RandB that are unmistakably the band’s own style. This, combined with Ray’s fun and original songs, makes for an unforgettable evening that will leave you wanting more!

"He plays what he means, and means what he plays. " Jools Holland

"Awesome sax man" Sam Butera

"Taking swing to the masses. .. sheer fun and enjoyment" The Times

"A joyous new album. .. Not for nothing is Gelato known as The Godfather of Swing" Martin Chilton, The Telegraph, Review of Rays new album Wonderful.












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Last Update: 2017-04-03




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