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Claire Martin & Ray Gelato: A Swingin' Affair

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Join internationally renowned vocalist and Radio presenter, Claire Martin OBE, and legendary saxophonist and singer, Ray Gelato, for their new 2024 show together: 'A Swingin’ Affair'.

Described by The Observer as “Jazz Artistry”, these much celebrated and respected Artists take to the stage to explore Great American Songbook.

Alongside a world-class trio of musicians, Claire and Ray revisit classics such as  'Let's Call the Whole Thing Off', ‘They Can’t Take That Away from Me’, 'They all Laughed' and 'Can’t We Be Friends’.  

If you like your music sassy, sharp and swinging - this is the show for you.  A swingin’ affair indeed!


“Hugely entertaining and beautifully performed” The Observer


Claire Martin:

“Our finest jazz singer"

The Sunday Times

"She ranks amongst the four or five finest female jazz vocalists on the planet"

Jazz Times USA

“A consummate jazz singer with old-school virtues … she wins plaudits everywhere she works”

The Guardian 


Ray Gelato:

“Not for nothing is Gelato known as ‘The Godfather of Swing’”

The Telegraph

“Gelato’s dapper mixture of swing and Louis Prima jumping jive remains as invigorating as ever”

The Times



Sat 20th Apr 2024
Cidermill Theatre
120 mins
£20 - £22