About Jools Holland And His Rhythm And Blues Orchestra
Musical maestro Jools Holland and his revered Rhythm & Blues Orchestra return to Symphony Hall! Renowned as one of the UK's most popular tours, this year the show will feature The Selecter's PaulineBlackand Arthur 'Gaps' Hendricksonas special guests.
Pauline Black and Arthur 'Gaps' Hendrickson are no strangers to Jools and the orchestra, having joined them for a memorable tour in 2016. The duo are founding members of the influential Coventry based two-tone band and ska pioneers The Selecter. Their debut album 'Too Much Pressure', released in 1980, still remains a key moment of British music history. The two vocalists have been an unstoppable force since relaunching The Selecter, entertaining audiences throughout the country with their incredible live performances, including hits like the classic 'On My Radio'.
Fans will be thrilled to hear that the shows will once again feature the outstanding vocals of Ruby Turnerand Louise Marshall, as well as the highly talented Sumudu Jayatilaka,who joined Jools for the first time in 2022. Together with the inimitable musicianship of the Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, which features drums from original Squeeze member Gilson Lavis,Jools Holland will be performing tracks spanning his entire solo career. With a catalogue that reaches through decades, prepare to enjoy the greatest boogie-woogie party in town!
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