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Join multi award winning jazz vocalist and BBC Radio presenter, Claire Martin OBE for a celebration of some of the greatest Jazz singers of the 20th Century, such as Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald …
Enjoy the classic songs that made them stars, such as That Old Black Magic, Fever, Too Darn Hot and many more – all drawn from the timeless collection of music that is the Great American Songbook. Don’t miss this evening of feel-good music inspired by the most glamorous women in Jazz!
Claire Martin has been a driving force in the UK jazz scene for the past 25 years and has won an array of accolades, including six British Jazz Awards. Her massive contribution to music was noted in 2011 when she was the proud recipient of an OBE. She has recorded 15 albums, collaborating with musical luminaries including Stephane Grappelli and Sir Richard Rodney Bennett (who composed the movie score for “Yanks”), and presents the BBC Radio 3 programme ‘Jazz Line Up’ with Julian Joseph on top of her busy touring schedule.
“She ranks amongst the four or five finest female jazz vocalists on the planet” – Jazz Times USA
“A consummate jazz singer with old-school virtues … she wins plaudits everywhere she works” – The Guardian