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Clare Teal set for Eastleigh performance

May 14, 2017

Clare Teale

Clare Teal is set to bring here Hollywood Orchestra to Eastleigh’s Concorde Club this month on Wednesday 24th May (7pm).
Clare is one of the UK’s most celebrated and best loved singers. With her stunning voice, encyclopedic knowledge of jazz, swing and big band music, and her innate warmth and wit, Clare is a sought after singer throughout the country as well as a prolific recording artist and popular BBC Radio 2 broadcaster.
Accompanied by her 17 piece Hollywood Orchestra, and conducted by world class trumpeter, composer and arranger Guy Barker, award winning singer and BBC Radio 2 presenter, Clare Teal presents her new show ‘Ella, Peggy, Doris – The First Ladies Of Swing & Beyond’.
This rich, jazz infused repertoire explores timeless classics penned by the legendary musical storytellers of the last 100 years, and celebrates giants of the Great American and British Songbooks through to the work of more contemporary writers crafting the standards of today plus Clare’s own original compositions.
The eclectic song list, with music from Cole Porter, Billy Strayhorn, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Tim Rice to Sting, and honouring the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Nancy Wilson and Peggy Lee, includes Sans Souci, Secret Love, Feeling Good, Lush Life, It Might As Well Be Spring, Wild Is The Wind and Paradisi Carousel.
As the UK’s Queen of Swing, Clare Teal’s concerts are renowned across the country for their energetic exuberance and ‘The First Ladies Of Swing – Ella, Peggy, Doris & Beyond’ promises an evening of inspired music and unbridled entertainment, performed by first class musicians.
We managed to catch up with Clare as she talked about the upcoming show, presenting on BBC Radio 2 and more!

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