Cardiff City Jazz Orchestra Launch New Season At St David’s Hall

CARDIFF’S own Capital City Jazz Orchestra is back at St David’s Hall with a helping hand from sensational saxophonist Simon Spillett on Tuesday 11 September!

Starting at 8pm in the L3 Lounge, this exciting show starts the new Jazz on the Level season in style and celebrates the life and music of the late, great Tubby Hayes. Aided by Simon Spillett – 2011 BBC Jazz Award Winner for Tenor Saxophone – CCJO recreate the stunning sound of Tubby’s legendary Big Band from the 1960s for a bebop masterclass.

The Capital City Jazz Orchestra was originally formed in 2007 to play once a month at Dempsey’s Jazz Club in Cardiff but have subsequently gone from strength to strength. Since then they have worked with acclaimed artists such as Matt Ford, Lee Gibson and Nigel Hitchcock, and have appeared at International Jazz Festivals including Swansea and Brecon.