Hot stuff from trio in Calver concert

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Calver Film is to present the group Hot Fingers in a concert on Sunday, April 28, under the Live And Local banner.

Hot Fingers features Thomas ‘Spats’ Langham, Malcolm Sked and Danny Blyth, playing an eclectic mix of vintage acoustic string music.

The trio visit the hot jazz of 1920s New York and sophisticated 1930s swing. From the French Coffee house sound of the king of gypsy guitar Django Reinhardt, the early blues of Lonnie Johnson, the syncopated rhythms of artists such as Argentinian Oscar Aleman and the Swing guitar pioneer Eddie Lang, it’s all here for you to enjoy.

Although just a trio, the band can be seen removing three guitars, a double bass, a banjo, a mandolin, a ukulele, a clarinet, a sousaphone, a bass clarinet and a pair of castanets from the band van.

The band is proud to play acoustic instruments without amplification for a truly authentic sound whenever possible.

The Hottest Man In Town CD (with additional musicians) is available from Lake Records and Amazon and has been featured regularly on Radio 2.

Individually, the members of Hot Fingers have toured the world with the likes of The Pasadena Roof Orchestra, Bob Kerr’s Whoopee Band, The Charleston Chasers, and Tommy Buron’s Sporting House Quartet.

The band attracts audiences from all ages and musical tastes with their infectious enthusiasm and light-hearted approach.

Hot Fingers will perform at the Village Hall, Calver on Sunday, April 28. and the concert starts at 7.30 pm.

Tickets are £8 and are available from the box office on 01433 630760.

This is a Calver Film event and is sponsored by the Arts Council, The Lottery, Derbyshire Dales CC and Derbyshire CC.

Live and Local aims to bring live entertainment to village halls throughout Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire.