Julie O’Hara’s ‘La Grande Soiree’ will transport you to the underground clubs of Paris in the 30s and 40s where music was elegant and swinging hot! Ala Django Reinhardt’s hot club of Paris.
‘La Grande Soiree’ is a vocal/jazz manouche project written and arranged by jazz vocalist, Julie O’Hara. With over 25 years of singing and writing for jazz manouche bands, Julie has a program of original tunes and some favourite standard gems, including swinging blues, tangos and a myriad of love songs. Also featuring Django Reinhardt songs with original vocalese lyrics. Featuring an all star Melbourne line up, guaranteed to elevate your spirits.
‘La Grande Soiree’ features:
Julie O’Hara – vocals
Peter Baylor – guitar
Sam O’Halloran – guitar
Mark Elton – bass
Joe Ruberto – accordion
Jon Hunt – clarinet/tenor saxophone