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James & Jones Duo @ Lido Restaurant

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Published May 6th 2012
Jazz @ Lido's

Lido
Lido Cafe & Restaurant by night

Lido Cafe & Restaurant is making a name for itself as an authentic live jazz venue. Owner, Bev Sotoriou, a passionate lover of jazz, hosts regular Wednesday and Friday evening gigs, with The James and Jones Duo the highlight of the program. Check the website for their schedule here.

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James and Jones Duo with special guest, Russell Bayne @ Lido's


The iconic purple Queenslander's art deco interior provides a suitably cool space for Ingrid James to transport the crowd a world away, with effortless interpretations of jazz standards, Brazilian Samba, and a little bit of Joni Mitchell. Ingrid James has released 6 albums which have received International acclaim, her latest being the rather funky, Lost My Heart.

Ingrid James
Photo Courtesy Geoff Norris.


She has received prestigious awards and performed at many Australian Jazz Festivals, as well as renowned European and US venues: The Blue Note - Monte Carlo, The Jazz Bakery - Los Angeles, Soho and 606 Clubs - London. So, Lido Cafe and Restaurant are more than pleased to have such a talent on their program.

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Cosy Lounge @ Lido Restaurant


Lido Cafe and Restaurant has more than just great jazz, their food hits all the right notes too. There are seafood pastas, homemade lasagne, salads, cakes and tempting share plates, but the Gourmet Wood Fired Pizzas stand out. These are made to order and I reckon the "What a Catch" Wood Fired Pizza is the perfect accompaniment to some smooth jazz.

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Lidorita - Gourmet Wood Fired Pizza


All jazz aficionados and musical romantics must have dinner at the Lido Cafe and Restaurant when James and Jones Duo are performing. It's a unique night out, guaranteed to get your toes tapping and leave you humming for the next few days. For a lasting momento, purchase Ingrid's CD, Lost My Heart - you won't be disappointed.

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Jazz Guitar in full swing @ Lido Cafe and Restaurant
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Why? Swoon and swing with Ingrid James
When: Check website for upcoming jazz evenings
Where: 120 Racecourse Rd, Ascot
Your Comment
I love the sound of this place - didnt know it was so close - so will pop in - thanks
by libby (score: 1|19) 2716 days ago
Hi Libby,
Might see you there sometime.
-Lucy
by Lucy (score: 3|1157) 2713 days ago
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