An Evening with Claire Martin

may, 2024

25may7:30 pmAn Evening with Claire MartinBritish jazz star celebrates female vocalists of the 20th century

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Event Details

Saturday 25th May 2023 at 7.30pm

Doors & bar open at 7.00pm

Tickets: £22

Tickets are available HERE

By phoning 01728 454022, or in person Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10-12pm at the AJH corner office.

Multi award-winning jazz vocalist and BBC Radio presenter, Claire Martin OBE presents a celebration of some of the greatest jazz vocalists of the 20th Century. 

Arranged and curated by Claire, this concert celebrates the music of the twentieth century’s quintessential jazz vocalists – whose legacy and influence continues to define a classic era of music.  She packs the evening with stylish reworkings of Great American Songbook  classics from the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Shirley Horn, Carmen McRae and more, as well as sneak previews from her forthcoming album Almost in Your Arms. 

Versatile, charismatic and a passionate advocate for jazz in all its forms, Claire Martin is a tour de force on the UK jazz scene gaining many awards, including winning the British Jazz Awards eight times during her career. A professional singer since the age of 19, she has since released 18 CDs with on the prestigious Linn label, collaborating with musical luminaries including Martin Taylor, John Martyn, Stephane Grappelli, Kenny Barron, Richard Rodney Bennett and Jim Mullen. 

Claire co-presented BBC Radio 3’s flagship jazz program Jazz LineUp from 2000 to 2017 and interviewed many of her musical heroes such as Pat Metheny and the late Michael Brecker.  She was awarded an OBE for her services to jazz in 2011. 

She ranks amongst the four or five finest female jazz vocalists on the planet Jazz Times USA 

A consummate jazz singer with old-school virtues … she wins plaudits everywhere she works 

The Guardian 

The performance ends approx. 9.30pm including an interval. 

 

 

Time

(Saturday) 7:30 pm

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