P1100426It was another amazing evening at Costa. For the first time in its history the attendance figures exceeded 90. In fact every chair in the place was taken. However those standing seemed to think that it was good to be able to move around and chat with people. This could so easily be Paris in the fifties!

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Clare MacLaren was in fine form as were her backing group Pip and Emma (or as they became know the Clarenettes!).

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It was a great evening of jazz standards and popular songs, punctuated by sing along numbers like Crazy Little Thing Called Love and Johnny B Goode.

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Our thanks go to Clare, Pip and Emma for the music, John for the Kit and Emma and her staff (Hayley, Daniel and Rio) for all their hard work behind the counter keeping us fed and watered.

P1100430Here is a sample of the great music with which we were entertained.