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Sat, 25 Jun


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Langtoun Jazz presents The Sue McHugh Quartet

BEYOND FEVER – Sue McHugh recounts and sings the songs of the fascinating life story of Peggy Lee

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Langtoun Jazz presents The Sue McHugh Quartet
Langtoun Jazz presents The Sue McHugh Quartet

Time & Location

25 Jun 2022, 18:00

Live Lounge, 9 Esplanade, Kirkcaldy KY1 1HR, UK

About the Event

Beyond Fever the songs of Peggy Lee, is a fascinating life story. Singer Sue McHugh tells her story, interwoven with pertinent songs. All the songs were sung by Peggy Lee and some were co-written by her. A little bit of chat but the main focus is on the music. A mixture of sexy latin songs, great swing numbers and heart wrenching ballads to illustrate the life of a remarkable performer and woman.

Band lineup:

Sue McHugh  vocals A regular on the Scottish jazz scene for around 20 years, Sue has performed at venues all over Scotland and at jazz festivals in the UK and Ireland. While her relaxed style and rich alto voice are well suited to Peggy Lees repertoire, Sue also enjoys unearthing and bringing new life to less well known songs.

Campbell Normand  piano One of Scotlands finest jazz pianists, Campbell has performed with a long line of great singers including the legendary US jazz singer Barbara Morrison. He is featured regularly at the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival and top London music venues and has toured with big bands The Scottish Swing Orchestra and Fat Sams Band

Jimmy Taylor  double bass Jimmy started playing double bass at seventeen and became a professional musician in 1963 in Leeds, backing cabaret acts including Annie Ross, and Matt Monro. On his return to Scotland, Jimmy started his own trio The Mellotones who have been packing out the Jazz Bar in Edinburgh every Saturday afternoon for the last fifteen years.

Ken Mathieson  drums Drumming since his teens, Ken is an extremely versatile player and has worked with many of the greats such as Benny Carter, Art Farmer, Carol Kidd. Also an accomplished arranger, his Classic Jazz Orchestra is a tight 8-piece featuring many of Scotlands top musicians. Ken was the deserving recipient of the Scottish Jazz Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020

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