Cheek to Cheek: The songs of Ella & Louis


Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Tamara Kuldin


‘Sultry, sassy, cheeky – Tamara Kuldin is all that and much more. A jazz seductress with a honey-rich voice that soothes and captivates.’

About the artists

Acclaimed jazz vocalist Tamara Kuldin and singer and trumpeter Paul Coyle have incredible chemistry on stage, born out of their mutual love for the Golden Age of song. Combined with the talents of their band, these stalwarts of the jazz industry bring to life timeless classics from the Great American Songbook, immersing themselves in the rich storytelling of the era.

About this concert

Sophisticated songstress Tamara Kuldin and the sensational Paul Coyle pay tribute to the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald, and all-star virtuoso Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong. Ella and Louis’s tender partnership was considered the pinnacle of popular singing. The artists’ legacy has endured, with jazz musicians and audiences of today rapt as ever in their charming songs. Don’t miss this gorgeous celebration of songs written by some of jazz history’s most prolific composers.

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Tamara Kuldin vocals
Paul Coyle vocals/trumpet
Ashley Gaudion piano/alto saxophone
Tom Lee double bass
Sam Lemann guitar
Alex Spicer drums


This production is part of the following series:

Jazz in the Salon

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.