Swing into Christmas with Down for the Count Orchestra

Swing into Christmas with Down for the Count Orchestra and vocalists, as they present a festive celebration featuring the music of Nat ‘King’ Cole, Billie Holiday, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald and many more, in a luscious orchestral setting evoking the sounds of the great Capitol Studios recordings.

Expect to hear faithful recreations of the best music of the swing era including I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Let’s Face The Music and Dance and ‘S Wonderful, alongside original arrangements of jazz and festive standards written by the Orchestra’s principal conductor Mike Paul-Smith, including Winter Wonderland and The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting).


“Awesome!” – Michael Bublé

“A sonic ride back to the sounds of Capitol Studios in the 1950s” – DownBeat Magazine

“A potential rival to the John Wilson Orchestra” – Jazzwise Magazine

“A breath of fresh air on the swing scene” – Twinwood Festival


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