Julia Messenger’s exquisite vocal technique and her unique ability to get to the heart and soul of a song have earned her rave reviews around the world.
‘I Put A Spell on You’ is no different, with Julia and her quintet weaving magic with well-loved repertoire, fusing the old with the modern, from the timeless to the fleeting.
Julia delights in spotlighting some heartfelt and beloved songs of jazz and soul which have gained prominence and standing as favourites among audiences, also showcasing a composition or two of her own.
The show pays tribute to cherished artists such as Ray Charles, Eva Cassidy, Roberta Flack, Aretha Franklin, Donny Hathaway Nina Simone, Etta James, Bille Holiday and Bessie Smith, Ella Fitzgerald, Carmen McRae and Sarah Vaughn.
Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and Brunswick Industry
Mark Fitzgibbon piano
James Sherlock guitar
Ben Robertson double bass
Danny Farrugia drums
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.
Saturday 22 September 2018 7pm
Duration: 1 hour (no interval)
Standard $45 ($30 Concession)
This concert is set in theatre-style. Seating in the Salon is general admission.
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