All that jazz heads into Queen’s

PUBLISHED: 12:02 05 November 2010

Carol Braithwaite

Carol Braithwaite


A VIBRANT evening is to be had in Hornchurch when local jazz diva swings into the Queen’s later this month.

Glamourous Carol Braithwaite will return to the theatre in Billet Lane, Hornchurch on for a spectacular evening of music on Sunday November 28.

Starting at 7.30pm, Carol will perform a blend of swing, Latin and trad Jazz plus smooth ballads and other favourites from jazz icons Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Doris Day, Nina Simone and Peggy Lee.

Hits include Don’t Get Around Much Anymore, ‘S Wonderful, One Sweet Letter, When a Woman loves a Man, Close your Eyes and Am I Blue. As well as covers of well-known classics, Carol also has a unique knack for reviving more obscure musical gems.

Joining Carol will be her four-piece Jazz Crew, all of whom have played with a multitude of jazz ensembles across the country, including the Essex-based Hugh Rainey Jazz Band. They are Dave Browning on piano, Roger Curphey on bass, Alan Clark on drums and Tim Huskisson on clarinet and saxophone.

Formed just two years ago, Carol Braithwaite’s Jazz Crew perform across the London and Essex circuit, from Southend’s Concert in the Park to jazz club gigs. They have also worked with established jazzman and Queen’s favourite Digby Fairweather.

So round off the weekend with a drink or two from the Queen’s Theatre Bar and relax in the Foyer with Carol Braithwaite and her Jazz Crew!

Tickets for the show are £9.50 from the box office on 01708 443333 or online at

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