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The Great American Songbook
The Great American Songbook

Sat, 06 Jul


The Lighthouse (Parish Church Hall)

The Great American Songbook

A short afternoon concert celebrating the golden age of American songs

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Time & Location

06 Jul 2024, 15:00 – 16:00

The Lighthouse (Parish Church Hall), Church Rd, Leatherhead KT22 8BD, UK

About the event

Join LCS for this celebration of music from the golden age of American songwriting including songs by Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, George and Ira Gershwin and more. Ian will introduce the songs in his inimitable style and our keyboard wizard, Gareth Giles will be on hand to provide some piano interludes. Then join us after the concert for hot drinks and American-style snacks - doughtnuts and cookies! 

The programme will include:

  • 42nd Street
  • Anything Goes
  • Chattanooga choo choo
  • Embraceable You
  • Every time we say goodbye
  • I only have eyes for you
  • Night and Day
  • Stormy Weather
  • They All Laughed
  • They Can’t Take That Away From Me
  • Too Darn Hot
  • You’re the top
  • Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Conducted and introduced by Ian Assersohn

With pianist Gareth Giles


  • Adult standard

    Includes refreshments

    +£0.38 service fee
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  • Under-16

    Includes refreshments

    +£0.13 service fee
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