Popular jazz band, Platform Jazz, joins a line-up of poets for The Playhouse Company’s monthly Sundowners concert on Friday, March 4 from 5 pm. Admission is free.
Platform Jazz will perform party favourites from the gangster and Great Gatsby parties, evergreen tunes from the Swing era, conga line Latin favourites, and songs that just celebrate life. Expect hits like Mac the Knife, Feeling Good, Rum and Coca Cola, Tequila!, Here’s to Life, Let’s Fall in Love, C’est si bon, What a wonderful world and Quando quando.
Platform Jazz features Jeff Judge on the sax, Dunc the Hunc on the trombone, Kirsten the Kitten on the clarinet, Melvin Peters on the keys, Andreas on the bass, Bashful Bruce on the drums, Songbird Shelley McLean at the mic and Cathy Hotlips Peacock on the trumpet.
Also on the programme for the evening are poets Xoliswa Nomashenge Dlamini, Mutle Andries Mothibe, Anushka Ramchuran and Jabulani Itumeleng Mkhize.
The Playhouse Coffee Shop and the Playhouse bar will both be open for a selection of drinks and light meals. Discounted parking is available at the Royal Parkade and the Albany Parkade. Free Wi-Fi is available in the Playhouse foyer.