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Foden's ready for Ford inspired festive tour

Foden's will be bringing plenty of festive cheer to their fans this year with a tour alongside big band singer Matthew Ford.

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  Foden's will be bringing plenty of festive cheer to their fans on their new tour

Following a number of sold out concert appearances together Foden's have announced that they will undertake a festive season tour entitled 'Memories of Christmas' with vocalist Matthew Ford.

Finest

Matthew is widely regarded as the finest big band singer in the UK, building an enviable wealth of experience performing with the some of the UKs top professional orchestras and Big Bands, including the likes of the Halle and CBSO to the BBC Big Band and Syd Lawrence Orchestra.

Matthew also works regularly with acclaimed conductor John Wilson and has made multiple appearances at the BBC Proms.

Memories of Christmas

However, this Christmas he will be joining Foden's for their 'Memories of Christmas' tour, kicking off at Lichfield Cathedral on Friday 24th November.

All the music for the tour has been specially arranged by Foden's solo trombonist John Barber, and has been recorded onto a CD to be released in conjunction with the concerts.

Enjoy a flavour

To give a flavour of the music go to:

https:/­/­www.youtube.com/­watch?v=p3APhByrjx4&feature=youtu.be

All the music for the tour has been specially arranged by Foden's solo trombonist John Barber, and has been recorded onto a CD to be released in conjunction with the concerts4BR

Tickets

Tickets for what promise to be a great evenings of festive entertainment can be found at:

Friday 24th November, Lichfield Cathedral: https:/­/­goo.gl/­a9LJzC
Saturday 16th December, Clonter Opera: https:/­/­goo.gl/­sPUAXQ
Sunday 17th December, Marine Hall, Fleetwood: https:/­/­goo.gl/­LZFbMy



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Stan Lippeatt

BA, LRSM
Conductor, adjudicator, tutor