EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL 2017!!! SIX unique show runs!!!
and with some lovely recent views including this amazing title of "Scotland's bonafide Queen of vintage jazz and blues " ( ocweek) i feel a massive sense of responsibility! but I am ready for it!
All star Scottish band will be Featured on every show! every show has a totally different setlist! and there is a 10% discount for those who attend than one show!
I have spent years researching and building up to this years Edinburgh debut of 'The Birth Of the Blues ' two part show... I have uncovered such wonderful stories and wonderful forgotten songs... i cant wait to share them!
The Birth of the Blues! - The Preaching Divas..... ...Part one of the amazing real life blues journey from 1800s to early 1900s! New Orleans, southern blues and gospel
The Birth of the Blues! - The Divine Divas .........Part two! - 1900s to 1930! The ladies of this new music called the 'blues' lay the way for birth of jazz!
As usual i present the wild party that is The Speakeasy! with me my trusted Copper Cats!
The Speakeasy Sessions - One Night in New Orleans.....
THIS IS A RIOT! Ali and the acclaimed Copper Cats band transport you to the prohibition era!
I am steeling myself for Angels /Demons - it is a very emotionally charged show and each song is very close to my heart.. I will try not to cry !
Adoring Angels / Despairing Demons - The Greatest songs of Love and Loss
.......highly emotional and soul caressing performance with an intimate jazz trio.
And no fringe festival can pass without my paying homage to the incomparable Lady in Satin....
Billie Holiday - a Celebration in Song....
.....a heartfelt exploration of Lady Day's contribution to jazz and blues
And thrilled as ever i am to be with my lovely friend Dick Lee :)
The Dick Lee Swingtet ........thrilled to work with Scotlands reeds maestro Dick lee - gypsy jazz flavours and simply swinging musicality
Hope to see you at one of these shows! x