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Sent: 07 November 2007 15:18
Subject: Gulbenkian - Rhythm & Blues
King Pleasure & the Biscuit Boys

 

Thursday 15 November 7.45pm

Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury

 

Rough, tough and always rocking, the legendary King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys' zany stage show sometimes belies the fact that here is the finest, most authentic rhythm and blues band ever to come from outside the USA.

They present a breathtaking mix of 1940s Kansas City jazz and blues in a truly exhilarating, swinging, non-stop live stage performance. Looking like they just stepped straight out of a 1940ís black and white B movie, this inimitable six-piece delivers a shot of pure and authentic jazz and blues from a bygone era, when swing was king.

The main man, King Pleasure, is unique. He sings, he romps, he roars, he relentlessly drives the band forward and clearly has such a ball as he does it. Bands are rarely blessed with such a huge personality, and the bonus comes with his sensational tenor sax playing.

Donít miss King Pleasure & the Biscuit Boys live on stage at the Gulbenkian Theatre Ė it will be an unforgettable musical experience.

KING PLEASURE & THE BISCUIT BOYS are:

King Pleasure (vocals/tenor/baritone sax)
Boysie Battrum (tenor/alto sax)
Crab-Claw Tromans (piano)
Bullmoose K. Shirley (guitar)
Shark Van Schtoop (double bass)
Dangerous Dave Wilkes (drums)

Tickets £12 Concs £10

 

Booking Office 01227 769075                                                        Book Online

www.gulbenkiantheatre.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

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