Live review: Jools Holland gets the joint jumping
With a 19 piece ensemble of superb players and singers nailing down the boards with a big band sound, getting the full house up on their feet was a cinch from the off.
An 11 piece horn section took turns to solo and blend back in line with the rumbling power of a ship leaving dock, Holland revealed his consummate skills on the 88’s with his hands skating up and down the keyboard with the feel, grace and poise of a maestro.
Touring his new album Piano, alongside well loved classics, from which he sprinkled choice cuts in this glittering set with Grand Hotel reinvented with a contemporary... read more
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