Dear Billie: Jackie Bornstein Quintet

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Dear Billie: Jackie Bornstein Quintet

Jackie Bornstein brings her rich vocals and top band to Paris Cat Jazz Club for a celebration of the great Billie Holiday.

Exploring the life work of Lady Day, Jackie will perform songs of love, sorrow, joy and protest from Billie Holiday’s iconic recordings; moving, swinging and whimsical tunes composed by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, by Billie herself and more.

Featuring the rich vocals of Jackie Bornstein, the soulfully swinging Anton Delecca on saxophone, world class pianist Mark Fitzgibbon, bass player extraordinaire Philip Rex, and in-demand drummer Ryan Menezes.

Jackie is one of Melbourne’s most captivating jazz and bossa nova singers, with sold-out shows at the Melbourne Recital Centre, the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Paris Cat Jazz Club, Kew Court House and more. Known for her rich tones and ability to get to the heart of a tune, Jackie brings a powerful energy to each performance.