La Grande Soiree with Julie O’Hara
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La Grande Soiree with Julie O’Hara

Be transported to the underground clubs of Paris in the 30s and 40s where music was elegant, uplifting and swinging hot!

‘La Grande Soiree’ is a vocal/jazz manouche project featuring original compositions written and arranged by jazz vocalist, Julie O’Hara, performed by an outstanding ensemble of musicians. Modern lyricism and a focus on vocal improvisation create an innovative and contemporary feel to this niche genre. Swinging blues, tangos and a myriad of love songs, including Django Reinhardt songs with original vocalese lyrics.

‘La Grande Soiree’ :
Julie O’Hara – vocals
Peter Baylor – Guitar,
Sam O’Halloran – guitar
Mark Elton – bass
Joe Ruberto – accordion
Jon Hunt – clarinet/tenor saxophone