The Cakewalk Café
Passing Clouds, London Wed 8th August 2012
A night of vintage jazz upstairs at Passing Clouds every Wednesday featuring London's finest jazz musicians.
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The Cakewalk Café is a step through lifes looking glass into the gin-soaked dancehalls of the prohibition age. From hot jazz to swing, ragtime to musichall, its all here, jumbled up like an old-time jamboree.
Slick back your hair, tug your weskit and dont forget that the floor is for dancing over.
The superb Ewan Bleach will usually be there at the piano to accompany singers and as long as it's a jazz or blues song you are very welcome to take the mic.
8pm Ewan Bleach on the piano
7pm-9:15pm Swing dance classes courtesy of Swing Patrol (see www.swingpatrol.co.uk/venues/dalston for details and prices)
8:30pm Live hot jazz hosted by Ewan Bleach and a smoking array of London's finest jazz maestros.
11pm-late Jam session
£3 ENTRY, FREE FOR THOSE ATTENDING DANCE CLASSES
Please dress to swing!
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