Harvington Gig Report

  What a splendid night we had at Harvington Village Hall playing alongside Duke’s Jazz.  The gentlemen all looked dapper in their tuxedos whilst we opted for the classic little black dress look.  Our solo programme included our usual range of repertoire, but as we were out as a quintet we could throw in a …

New Voice

The recent discovery that our alto player Kate has a gorgeous singing voice has just opened out a whole new world of opportunity to the Giocoso girls! Visitors to our “Calendar” page will already know that we are appearing with the Phil Bawn Jazz quartet in January. To add a bit of colour into the …

3 Gig Sunday

Well, dear reader, we survived our epic 3 gig Sunday! The sponsored walk for the Alzheimer’s Society was great fun in a cold and wet kind of way.  Due to the torrential rain, we had to shield the saxes in bin bags which had its own challenges.  However, we persevered and made it all the …

Sponsored Walk Update

Well, it’s the day of the walk (cue rain). We are very proud to have raised £1100 for the Alzheimer’s Society so far. We are hoping that additional sponsorship will continue to come in but we are really happy so far! We will be playing from A5 lyres attached to the saxes and after a …

Giocoso at the Crease

We had a delightful time yesterday at the Bournville Cricket Club charity event. The day was organised by the Bill Lloyd Memorial Trust Fund in conjunction with the British Association for Cricketers with Disability, the Warwickshire Cricket Board and the ECB. We provided some light background music prior to the cricket starting with our arrangement …

Giocoso a Gogo for Alzheimers

In a brave yet foolhardy move, Giocoso will be raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society on September 25th by doing the “Memory Walk”…whilst playing the saxophone! If you would like to support us, you can do so online at http://www.justgiving.com/giocoso. Please give generously, or if you would rather sponsor us the old fashioned way, contact …

Free concert – 12th June 2011

We are delighted to be playing at St. Mary’s Church in Temple Balsall on Sunday June 12th at 3pm. Enjoy a programme of light classical and jazz in a beautiful church setting. The cakes are also highly recommended! The Church is on Fen End Road West, off the B4101 between Knowle and Balsall Common. A …

Party People

We are very much looking forward to playing at our good friend Roger’s birthday party on Saturday. In fact, we are the warm up act for Val Wiseman and Brian Dee so will be in very distinguished company!