Parkinson: Our Kind of Music
A journey through Sir Michael Parkinson’s musical DNA in words, pictures and performance.
21 April 2018 at7.30pm
Assembly Rooms –Music Hall
Alongside his interviewing andwriting Sir Michael Parkinson has spent much of his career promoting theappreciation of the music of the Great American Songbook and encouraging thoseof the new generation who are fighting to keep that flame alive. In the process, he has developed anencyclopaedic knowledge of that genre as well as interviewing some of thegreats and finding time to talent spot the likes of Michael Bublé, Diana Kralland Jamie Cullum. But he is much morethan a jazzer. His taste in music takes in everything fromRazorlight to Paul Simon, The Beatles to Oasis with the consequence that Sir Michael’s seal of approval came tomean a great deal with every record label in the country wanting to bottle hisA">This passion and love of music in all its forms is celebrated in anew live show. In conversation with his sonMike, using classic clips from the extensive Parkinson archive and featuringlive performances by the multi-talented Joe Stilgoe we take a fascinating andentertaining journey to the musical heart of Sir Michael Parkinson viaBarnsley, sixties Manchester, Wood Lane and Broadcasting House.
Tickets £32.50 - includes b/fee / ticket limit is 8