La Grande Soiree with Julie O’Hara

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La Grande Soiree with Julie O’Hara

MEMO Music Hall

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