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The South London Jazz Orchestra gigs in Loughborough Junction

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The South London Jazz Orchestra recently moved into a new rehearsal space in Loughborough Junction and is looking to increase the number of gigs for the local community in the coming year. Our first LJ gig since the move – a New Year’s Eve party at the Sun & Doves – was a fantastic night, so we are keen to build on this success and establish more contacts in the local area.

The band performs numbers from the swing era, such as Glenn Miller and Count Basie, and is available for many types of gigs, such as festivals, street parties, pub events, as well as weddings and professional functions. Past gigs have included both Central London venues (The 100 Club, the Imperial War Museum and the London Marathon) and many South London venues including bandstands at Myatt’s Fields and Clapham Common, The Railway pub in Tulse Hill, Borough Market, and a WWII-themed event at Eltham Palace.

If you think SLJO may be suitable for an event you are organizing, however large or small, we’d be interested to hear from you. You can contact us via the SLJO website: http://www.sljo.org.uk

We welcome new members so if you are interested in joining us, please see the website for further details. SLJO is an exciting group of dedicated musicians from many different backgrounds and of a wide range of ages. The principal aim of SLJO is to promote jazz music in the community and have as much fun as possible while doing so.

Ros Walford


Author: loughboroughjunction

The Loughborough Junction Forum is a grassroots organisation set up by local people to provide all members of the community with a way to improve the Loughborough Junction area. It is intended that it provides eyes, ears and a collective voice for the community. All participants are invited to provide accounts of what they see happening within the area and to share their concerns and ideas with the forum so that they can be collated and channelled to the relevant authorities.

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