Hollywood Romance with Claire Martin



15 Apr 2015
Time : 21:00
Venue : Concorde Club

Featuring Claire Martin with the James Pearson Quintet & The Tippett Quartet.

Following overwhelming success of Close To You with Matt Ford, Matt Skelton
presents an original sequel project that reunites the Tippett Quartet, James
Pearson Quintet and harpist Hugh Webb from their critically acclaimed Close
To You show.

Hollywood Romance celebrates the art of popular song evocative of the golden
age of Hollywood either film or from classic albums of popular song recorded
in Hollywood.

Expect to hear elegant, swinging settings of songs arranged by Callum Au
inspired by the legendary Song Book recordings of Ella Fitzgerald and of
Anita O Day & Sarah Vaughan.

The evening culminates in re workings of material taken from the Shirley
Horn, Johnny Mandel Grammy award winning masterpiece ‘Here’s To Life’
especially arranged for this ensemble by hugely talented arranger &
orchestrator Tommy Laurence.