Celebrate the first ladies of song with the Olivia Chindamo Sextet
‘She’s what every jazz instrumentalist wants to hear – when Olivia scats, it’s like having another great horn player in the band.’ James Morrison
Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O’Day, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and Sarah Vaughan are just a few of the many iconic female jazz vocalists who made history each and every single time they took to the stage. Superstars in their own right, they delighted, dazzled and thrilled audiences with their extraordinary voices and enchanting spirits, their legacies inspiring generations of vocalists and instrumentalists alike. Join Australia’s very own darling of song, jazz vocalist Olivia Chindamo (Bell Award-winner for Young Australian Jazz Artist of the Year 2016) and her all-star band featuring Mat Jodrell (trumpet), Carl Mackey (saxophone), Mark Fitzgibbon (piano), Sam Anning (bass) and Hugh Harvey (drums) as they pay homage to jazz’s First Ladies of Song.
Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Olivia Chindamo
This production is part of the following series:
Whether traditional jazz is up your alley or you fancy something a little more improvisatory, ambient or electric, step away from the daily grind and into the Salon to experience the sweet sounds of jazz at the Best Place to Hear.
Friday 4 August 2017 7pm & 9pm
Duration: 1 hour (no interval)
Standard $30 ($25 Concession)
This concert is set in-the-round. Seating in the Salon is general admission.
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