Preview by Paul Nelson
THE much needed and welcome return of Earl Okin has been announced
by Wimbledon Studio Theatre. This true eccentric stars
in his own show, Earl Okin - Musical Genius and Sex Symbol,
for one night only as part of the London Comedy Festival.
Ace jazz pianist and raconteur Earl Okin will regale you with
musical tales tall and true and reveal why he is not only a musical
genius but also a sex symbol.
Earl Okin is one of those rare performers - a true original.
Genuinely versatile, his talents range from that of a fine Singer-Songwriter,
(in styles ranging from chart orientated tracks, including Teenage
Dirtbag to the classiest of Jazz-Standards, via authentic
Bossa-Novas), to that of Pianist, Guitarist, world class Jazz-Singer,
as well as his unique standing as ' Vocal Trumpeter, Trombonist
Earl has appeared alongside everyone from Paul McCartney and
Van Morrison to Benny Carter, Stephane Grappelli and Cleo Laine.
He has entertained the Queen and Princess Margaret.
Further details on Earl can be found at www.spats.demon.co.uk
Earl Okin - Musical Genius and Sex Symbol. Wimbledon Studio
Theatre, The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19, Saturday, May 24 at 7.30pm.
Box office 020 8540 0362.