Jackie Bornstein – Screen Song

Jackie  Bornstein

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Jackie Bornstein


Celebrating music from iconic television and movie soundtracks.

Jackie Bornstein is one of Melbourne’s most captivating jazz, chanson and bossa nova singers. Known for her rich tones and ability to get to the heart of a tune, Jackie’s performances champion music from across the globe, sharing timeless stories from diverse cultures.

Joined by flute player and rising star in the Australian jazz scene Yael Zamir, virtuosic guitarist Nathan Slater, modern jazz guitar master James Sherlock and bassist Philip Rex, one of Australia’s finest jazz musicians.

About the concert

Their performance in Primrose Potter Salon celebrates music from across the globe from iconic television and movie soundtracks. Singing in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Yiddish and Portuguese, Jackie will perform a mix of swing, bossa nova, blues and deeply moving songs drawn from classic films and acclaimed tv series including Six Feet Under, The Sound of Music, The Wizard of Oz, Schindler’s List and more.

From the swinging It’s a Good Day to the haunting Oyfn Pripetshik, the program features diverse composers including Peggy Lee, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Maria Grever, Keren Ann, Luiz Bonfá, Bruno De Filippi and more.

Praise for Jackie Bornstein

‘An enchanting vocalist and captivating storyteller.’ Australian Jazz

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Jackie Bornstein voice
Nathan Slater guitar
Yael Zamir flute
James Sherlock guitar
Philip Rex bass


Rogers & Hammersmith II
My Favourite Things

Luiz Bonfá / Antônio Maria
Manhã de Carnaval

Harold Arlen / Yip Harburg
If I Only Had a Heart

Leslie Bricusse
When I Look in Your Eyes

Maria Grever
Te Quiero Dijiste

Bruno de Filippi / Franco Migliacci
Tintarella di Luna

Keren Ann
Jardin D’hiver

Mark Markovich Warshawsky
Ofyn Pripetshik

Peggy Lee / Dave Barbour
It’s a Good Day


This production is part of the following series: