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In the current climate we are doing our best to keep everyone up to date. All gigs, as we all know, are off.

However, good old YouTube has plenty to offer both old and new to help us survive whilst housebound. Plus now is a good time to stock up on your CDs.

Also, keep an eye out for live streaming sessions.

Alternatively, you could do as they do in Italy and sing from your balcony.

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As we all know there are no live gigs taking place in the immediate future. However, any links to jazz streaming that are deemed suitable - i.e. with a professional approach - will be considered for posting.

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Preview: Sunday Night is Billie Holiday Night

In 2015 at Hackney Empire Mike Dixon conducted the BBC Concert Orchestra in a centenary tribute to Billie Holiday. This evening on Radio 2 there is another chance to hear the edition of Sunday Night is Music Night which features Madeline Bell, Gloria Onitiri and Rebecca Ferguson singing numbers associated with Holiday. Trumpeter Guy Barker and saxophonist Ben Castle join the vocal triumvirate. Seven o'clock, Radio 2.  
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1 comment :

Lance said...

Certainly is a jazz night! As well as the Billie Holiday programme - hopefully it won't be the overworked numbers that every wannabe does such as God Bless the Child and Fine and Mellow but less hackneyed tunes such as Them There Eyes and I Hear Music.

At 9:00pm, on the Talking Pictures channel, there's a 1968 Sunday Night at the London Palladium featuring Sarah Vaughan and Marvin Rainwater - I wonder who tops the bill!

In between there is the livestream from The Globe with Elina Duni and Rob Luft details of which can be found among yesterday's posts.

A busy night ahead!

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