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Jazz Cafe at the Movies, November 14th 2015

Yet another storming success for Jazz Café, this time At the Movies and if you were there then you know all about it.

As a result of the evening's success, we were able to present a cheque for £500 to Lostwithiel Community Centre Deveopment Fund at their AGM.

Cheque presentation to Lostwithiel Community Centre

Tickets for a full house sold out at the Church Rooms which was atmospherically lit by a number of strategically placed standard lamps from the Hospice Shop, these were subsequently sold at the end of the evening in support of Hospice South West.

Sold Out sign Wine glasses

Photos courtesy of Richard Bower and Pete Ellis

All profits from the evening will be donated to Lostwithiel Community Centre development fund, Cornwall Hospice South West and Breast Cancer UK.

Excitement was in abundance with two sets by the fabulous Michelle Saacks Trio, featuring Lostwithiel Favourite Nathan Fitzgerald on trumpet and new boy Jamie Fyffe on drums.

Jamie Fyffe Michelle Saacks

Nathan Fitzgerald Michelle Saacks Trio

Photos courtesy of Pete Ellis

The special joint event with Lost In Film was part of the Cornwall Film Festival.

The evening kicked off with an award winning half hour documentary titled The International Sweethearts of Rhythm. This was followed by two silent films one being a black and white Buster Keaton movie followed by the risqué dance sequence from the 1920's movie Metropolis. Only Michelle could have provided the sound track to these two films in such a nostalgic and unique way.

Kat from Lost In Film Norma Jean

Photos courtesy of Pete Ellis

Here are just a few of your comments.

  • The Jazz Café tonight was a triumph-brilliant atmosphere, lovely little special touches, fantastic music and excellent films. Count on us for the next one
  • Just wanted to say we all had a brilliant time last night, ‘twas a real blinder, and that’s such a nice venue when set up like you had it last night. Thank you.
  • Amazing waiters.
  • Thanks again for last night, such a great evening.
  • It was indeed a great success last night. Thanks for all the work you put in to a very unique and special experience for everyone.
  • Absolute pleasure
  • Amazing evening
  • Such a success.
  • Thank you.
  • It was a fabulous night - I loved it.

Jazz Cafe at the movies