Hollywood Romance with Claire Martin

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Newbury

15 May 2015
Venue : The Corn Exchange

Claire Martin, one of the crown jewels of the jazz world, in a brand new show created especially for the Festival by Matt Skelton.

With the inspired backing of renowned jazz musicians and string players, Hollywood Romance celebrates the art of popular song from the golden age of Hollywood evoking memories of Nelson Riddle at his most luscious. Expect to hear elegant, swinging settings of songs arranged by Callum Au and inspired by the legendary Songbook recordings of Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O’Day and Sarah Vaughan.

Songs from the Shirley Horn/Johnny Mandel Grammy award winning masterpiece Here’s To Life, arranged for this ensemble by hugely talented orchestrator Tommy Laurence, bring the concert to an end. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear this outstanding line up perform some of the great Hollywood classics.