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BBC Big Band
'Big Band Divas’ featuring Claire Martin

Saturday, 27 July, 2013 7:30PM
The Bridgewater Hall

<h6>BBC Big Band</h6>
'Big Band Divas’ featuring Claire Martin
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Tickets (plus booking fee): £25-£22.50

Presented in collaboration with Manchester Jazz Festival.

Multi award-winning jazz vocalist, Claire Martin OBE, joins the internationally acclaimed BBC Big Band for a celebration of the legendary leading ladies of the Big Band, including Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee and their contemporaries.

Enjoy the classic songs that made them stars, such as That Old Black Magic, I’ve Got The World on a String, Too Darn Hot and many more. Plus plenty of popular Big Band hits from the groups that the divas loved to work with, including Artie Shaw, Count Basie and Benny Goodman.

An evening of feel-good music inspired by the most glamorous women in Jazz!