Swinging at the Cotton Club

Action-packed show celebrates music and dance from 20s and 30s New York

On Friday evening, the audience in the Westholme Theatre was transported back to New York’s famous Jazz Club of the 1920s and 30s with an action-packed show which celebrated the music, dance and songs of New York’s famous jazz club.

 

The Cotton Club was Harlem’s most famous club in the prohibition era and boasted jazz greats such as Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole and dancer Bojangles Robinson.   Harry Stutters Hot Rhythm Orchestra and the fabulous Jiving Lindy Hoppers added to the list of jazz greats who have graced the Westholme stage.   Another fabulous evening at the Westholme theatre, enjoyed by pupils, staff and friends of the school.