Oct
28
to Nov 2

Corina Kwami & The Pumphandle Blues Band (New Orleans, Louisiana) - multiple dates

Watch this space for gigs 28 October-2 November in New Orleans, Louisiana!

28 October - Waterbury Ballroom, Sheraton, Canal Street, New Orleans

30 October - Waterbury Ballroom, Sheraton, Canal Street, New Orleans, 7:30

1 November - Felix’s, Bourbon Street, New Orelans, 7:30

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Oct
19
to Oct 20

Corina Kwami & The Swing Selection

In this evening's gig, Corina will showcase the stylings of jazz, swing and a bit of tap with her quintet "The Swing Selection." Together with Clement Regert (guitar), Alex Stella (drums), Jonny Gee (bass) and Joe Bickerstaff (keys), we will be dancing to tunes popularised from the mid 20th century! 

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Black Coffee Quartet @ the Kings Head
Aug
20
to Aug 21

Black Coffee Quartet @ the Kings Head

Black Coffee Quartet is back at King's Head!
As usual, we are going to entertain the audience with a wide selection of classic and modern jazz tunes, including some international songs from pop and soul music, all rearranged in different styles.

The band will feature:
Dario Basta on piano
Corina Kwami on vocals
Michael Searl on double bass
Chema Sacristan on drums

Come and join us next Saturday 20th of August at King's Head pub & theatre, where you can enjoy a pint of beer (maybe two, let's make three!) while listening to our exciting repertoire!

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Corina Kwami & the Pumphandle Blues Band
Apr
29
to Apr 30

Corina Kwami & the Pumphandle Blues Band

Come on down to the Pumphandle Bar at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for some jazz, blues, funk and soul! Nina Simone, Etta James, George Benson...

You'll have opportunities to lindy, boogie, two-step, solo dance, line dance...whatever floats your boat!

We'll be playing from 5:30 til about 8:00! 

Arrive at the main entrance, sign in and go downstairs to the bar.

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Corina Kwami & the Pumphandle Blues Band
Jan
15
to Jan 16

Corina Kwami & the Pumphandle Blues Band

Let's start the year off in style!  Come on down to the Pumphandle Bar at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for some jazz, blues, funk and soul! Nina Simone, Etta James, George Benson...

You'll have opportunities to lindy, boogie, two-step, solo dance, line dance...whatever floats your boat!

We'll be playing from 5:30 til about 8:00! 

Arrive at the main entrance, sign in and go downstairs to the bar.

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Pumphandle Blues Band - Black Friday Edition
Nov
27
to Nov 28

Pumphandle Blues Band - Black Friday Edition

  • Keppel Street London, WC1E United Kingdom (map)
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Nothing better than a black Friday with some hot boogie woogie tunes (and steps:)! Come on down to the Pumphandle Bar at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for some jazz, blues, funk and soul! Nina Simone, Etta James, George Benson...

You'll have opportunities to lindy, boogie, two-step, solo dance, line dance...whatever floats your boat!

We'll be playing from 5:30 til about 9:00! 

Arrive at the main entrance, sign in and go downstairs to the bar.

Event invite found here.

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Corina Kwami & the Pumphandle Blues Band
Nov
6
to Nov 8

Corina Kwami & the Pumphandle Blues Band

  • Keppel Street London, WC1E United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Back from Norway and Sweden with some hot boogie woogie tunes (and step:)! Come on down to the Pumphandle Bar at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for some jazz, blues, funk and soul! Etta James, George Benson...

You'll have opportunities to lindy, boogie, two-step, solo dance, line dance...whatever floats your boat!

We'll be playing from 5:30 til about 9:00! 

Arrive at the main entrance, sign in and go downstairs to the bar

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Swing Break
Mar
14
7:30 PM19:30

Swing Break

On Saturday 14th March, I will be joining the UCLU Jazz Society for an evening of music, dance and drink. With a cash bar, a dance lesson from the wonderful Swing Patrol London, four class acts - including the Jazz Society Big Band and Jazz Vocals - and an electro-swing set, who could possibly miss this salute to swing?
 

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Dr. Snow's Pumphandle Blues Band @ LSHTM
Feb
13
to Feb 15

Dr. Snow's Pumphandle Blues Band @ LSHTM

Starting off the year with the first of several gigs with a party with a full set of new tunes - jazz, swing, funk and soul! We will be playing down in the Pump Handle Bar in the LSHTM lower ground floor from 17:30! That is jazz o'clock time so do come for your happy hour after work!

We have some classic tunes including those by George Benson, Etta James, Chaka Khan (yes, Ain't Nobody will be among them...), Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone to name a few!

Come join Mike Blackman, Dave Conway, Andrew Ing, Colin Sutherland, Russel Stothard and I for some tunes and a few laughs!

Looking forward to seeing you there for a few drinks in one of my favorite places to sing in London!

 

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La-Ti-Do, DC Cabaret: Where musical theatre and spoken word collide!
May
5
to May 6

La-Ti-Do, DC Cabaret: Where musical theatre and spoken word collide!

It's that time of week again for La-Ti-Do: 2013 WINNER BroadwayWorld.com for Best Cabaret in DC and and WINNER of DC Metro Theater Arts' Special Award in 2012 and 2013.

This week we welcome the month of May and hopefully warmer weather with special guest: LTD Alumna Shayna Blass '12.

Spoken Word Feature: Drew Law
Guest Performers: Darius T. Epps, Aaren Keith, Jennie Lutz, Joelle Thomas, Corina Kwami, John Dellaporta 

Hosts: DonMike Mendoza & Regie Cabico
Accompanist: Jonathan Tuzman

ADMISSION SPECIAL through August: Bring a guest and you pay $5 while your guest pays $10! (Reg price is $15. LTD Alumni do not qualify). Cash only at the door.

$10 with advance Event Brite RSVP
$15 General Admission at the door
$5 for non-performing LTD Alumni. 
Doors open at 7:55pm for an 8pm start.
“Go see La-Ti-Do, not just for the art, but for the artistry that will leave you tapping your toes and singing from your souls!” - Cyle Durkee, DCMetroTheaterArts

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Berlin Cabaret, Memories’ Lane,” a history of Berlin’s cabarets from 11920 & beyond
Mar
23
7:30 PM19:30

Berlin Cabaret, Memories’ Lane,” a history of Berlin’s cabarets from 11920 & beyond

“Berlin Cabaret, Memories’ Lane,” a history of Berlin’s cabarets from 11920 & beyond brought the stories and the songs of the Weimar era to London’s off-west end Jermyn Street Theatre on 23 March 2014. Written, directed and performed by Corina Kwami, “Berlin Cabaret” brings the sounds and stories of a classic walking tour to the stage through reflections and songs that define the politics of change of the interwar pe

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