Join us for a truly memorable night in the company of the great Supertramp frontman and saxophonist John Helliwell, his distinctive playing and famously dry wit, his stunning big band and the unforgettable music of this legendary supergroup as you’ve never heard it before.
The set of outstanding new arrangements includes famous tracks such as The Logical Song, Dreamer, Breakfast in America, Crime of the Century, Take the Long Way Home, Goodbye Stranger & It’s Raining Again, alongside some less well-known gems from the group’s catalogue of hits spanning two decades.
John Helliwell – tenor saxophone, clarinet
Rob Buckland – Musical Director
Mike Hall, Carl Raven, Amy Roberts, Andy Scott – saxophones
Richard Iles, Darren Lloyd, Phil Nicholas, Steve Waterman – trumpets
John Barber, Mark Frost, Kevin Holbrough, Carol Jarvis – trombones
Billy Buckley – guitar
Matt Steele piano – keyboards
Ollie Collins – bass
Steve Gilbert – drums
Josh Savage – percussion
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