Back by popular demand, The Jazz Dames will celebrate the life, music, composition and spirit of Ms Peggy Lee.
Norma Deloris Engstrom (1920 – 2002), 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 over 300 hundred 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:
This is a seated show.
Part of Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival. For more information and to view the whole line-up, please click here.
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On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon.
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