Singer and trumpeter Marvin Muonekéhas a voice that has been often referred to as rich, deep and smooth. Bringing the songs and sounds of mid-twentieth century jazz to modern listeners of all ages, Marvin possesses a rare and beautiful presence that can light up any audience within seconds. In addition to singing, Marvin also plays the trumpet and flugelhorn, and he has appeared on The Voice UK and Britain’s Got Talent. Over the last ten years, Marvin has performed in many theatres and clubs at home and abroad, including the Concorde Club, Pizza Express Holborn, the London Palladium and the Pavilion Gabriel on Champs-Élysées in Paris. He’s often billed as “The young man with the old soul” and once you hear his voice and style, you’ll know why.
Guitarist Richard Llewelyn was brought up in a jazz mad household and has been playing music since 1970. Jon Whitfield on drums has backed eminent jazz players Jim Mullen, Alan Barnes, and Peter King: and bassist Paul Francis has worked with household names including Paul Weller, Midge Ure, The James Taylor Quartet, Steve Hillage and Maggie Bell.
With some of Louis Armstrong’s most famous songs like “What A Wonderful World”, “Jeepers Creepers” and “Hello Dolly”, this performance will cover his long and distinguished career from the Hot Five days of the 1920s through to the late 60s as a cultural icon.