Back by popular demand, the Jazz Dames will celebrate the life, music, composition and spirit of Ms Peggy Lee…
Norma Deloris Engstrom, known professionally as Peggy Lee, was an American jazz singer, songwriter, composer, and actress, in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman’s big band, she forged a sophisticated persona, evolving into a multi-faceted artist and performer. During her career, she composed more than 300 songs, she wrote music for films, acted, and recorded conceptual albums that combined poetry and music.
This year the incredible pianist and composer Rebecca Nash is taking the musical director’s seat, with a stellar line up of Bristol musicians…
Riaan Vosloo – Double Bass, Matt Brown – Drums, Jake McMurchie – Saxophone, Nicholas Malcolm – Trumpet and the Jazz Dames are… Sara Coleman, Tammy Payne, Lucy Moon, Molly King and Katya Gorrie.
When: 20 January, 8pm
Where: The Redgrave Theatre
Tickets: £18, membership price: £15 (+booking fee)