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The Jack Earle Big Band with Alma Zygier

Fri 27 August 2021
8:00pm - 9:50pm
Hawthorn Arts Centre

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Cost
$38 Adult
$30 Concession
08/27/2021 8:00pm 08/27/2021 9:50pm The Jack Earle Big Band with Alma Zygier The Jack Earle Big Band is one of Australia’s most exciting large jazz ensembles. Featuring 17 of Melbourne’s finest musicians, The Jack Earle Big Band play arrangements of favourite tunes along with original compositions in their distinct big band style. Vocalist Alma Zygier has always been fascinated by the pre-war era of jazz: the singers Ella Fitzgerald, Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday and the Broadway composers Gershwin, Kern, Porter and Rodgers. Following in the footsteps of her famous parents, Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier, Alma has a voice from another era and brings an emotional maturity to her performance that belies her years. Together for the first time at Hawthorn Arts Centre, The Jack Earle Big Band and Alma Zygier will be a treat for the ears and eyes as they update the American Songbook for the 21st century. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

The Jack Earle Big Band is one of Australia’s most exciting large jazz ensembles. Featuring 17 of Melbourne’s finest musicians, The Jack Earle Big Band play arrangements of favourite tunes along with original compositions in their distinct big band style.

Vocalist Alma Zygier has always been fascinated by the pre-war era of jazz: the singers Ella Fitzgerald, Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday and the Broadway composers Gershwin, Kern, Porter and Rodgers. Following in the footsteps of her famous parents, Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier, Alma has a voice from another era and brings an emotional maturity to her performance that belies her years.

Together for the first time at Hawthorn Arts Centre, The Jack Earle Big Band and Alma Zygier will be a treat for the ears and eyes as they update the American Songbook for the 21st century.

Category
Music
Performance
Music