Jackie Bornstein brings her rich vocals and top band to Bird's Basement for a celebration of the great Billie Holiday. Exploring the life work of Lady Day, Jackie will perform songs of love, sorrow, joy and protest from Billie Holiday's iconic recordings. Featuring the classic Holiday signature songs "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" and "Strange Fruit", Holiday's own compositions including "Don't Explain" and "Stormy Blues", plus tunes from Holiday's discography composed by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Cole Porter.
"An enchanting vocalist and captivating storyteller" - AustralianJazz.net
Jackie Bornstein is one of Melbourne's most captivating singers and is a regular at Melbourne's top jazz venues. She has sold-out shows at Melbourne Recital Centre and at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival. Known for her rich tones and ability to get to the heart of a tune, Jackie brings a powerful energy to each performance. Trained classically as a child, Jackie went on to study jazz at the Victorian College of the Arts and completed a UK Masters scholarship on the role of music in resolving a conflict. She performs with a selection of Australia's finest musicians and enchants audiences with her emotive delivery and beautiful tone.
- Jackie Bornstein - voice
- Mark Fitzgibbon - piano
- Julien Wilson - saxophone
- Ben Hanlon - bass
- Sam Bates - drums
From $25 + Booking Fee
Early Show: 7:45 pm
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