BBC radio/TV star and celebrated jazz vocalist Clare Teal brings her energetic and swinging 9-piece ensemble to Bristol featuring the very best of the Great American Songbook. Delivered with virtuosity, authenticity and panache, this is a show not
to be missed! The show sees Clare Teal and her excellent musicians effortlessly traverse a rich landscape of timeless and sparkling material, with standards from the grand masters of the Great American Song Book, Cole Porter & Rodgers & Hart to witty and urbane song stylists of the 50’s & 60’s Cy Coleman & Carolyn Leigh & Dave Brubeck, there’s always a nod to more contemporary writers and originals too.
Fantastic jazz players gives a great backdrop for Clare to communicate her eclectic songbook of intimate ballads, roaring blues, sophisticated swing and fiery latin tunes in fact grooves of every kind are in abundance.
With arrangements by world renowned trumpeter and composer Guy Barker and jazz pianist extraordinaire Jason Rebello, songs include Cry Me A River, Take Five, What Is This Thing Called Love, I Wish You Love, I’ll Take Romance and much more.
Clare Teal’s Big Mini Big Band
Clare Teal – vocal
Guy Barker – trumpet
Martin Shaw – trumpet
Ashley Horton – trombone
Alex Garnett – alto saxophone
James Gardiner-Bateman – tenor saxophone
Gemma Moore – baritone saxophone
Jason Rebello – piano
Simon Little – bass
Ben Reynolds – drums
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