One of Melbourne's most captivating singers, JACKIE BORNSTEIN is known for her rich tones and ability to get to the heart of a tune. A fixture on the Melbourne jazz scene, Jackie brings a powerful energy to each performance. With Dear Billie, Jackie and her top band celebrate one of the greatest jazz singers of all time; Billie Holiday. Holiday expressed a depth of emotion like no other, took a stand for human solidarity and created a lasting musical legacy.
Paying homage to the great Lady Day, Jackie performs a selection of her personal favourites from Holiday’s iconic recordings. Featuring the classic Holiday signature songs “Body And Soul” and “Strange Fruit”, Holiday’s own compositions including “Don’t Explain” and “Stormy Blues”, plus tunes from Holiday’s discography composed by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Cole Porter.