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Jackie Bornstein: Song of Songs
April 8 @ 8:00 pm
‘An enchanting vocalist and captivating storyteller.’ Australian Jazz
About Jackie Bornstein
Jackie Bornstein is one of Melbourne’s most captivating jazz, chanson and bossa nova singers, known for her rich tones and ability to get to the heart of a tune. Jackie’s performances champion music from across the globe, sharing timeless stories from diverse cultures.
About the concert
Jackie returns to Primrose Potter Salon to share the music and stories of some of her favourite Jewish composers and lyricists. From the Yemenite tones of Ofra Haza’s Love Song (Song of Songs) to the show tunes of Irving Berlin and Jackie’s own originals, the repertoire follows Jackie’s journey through musical genres including Yiddish theatre song, pop, jazz, bossa nova and chanson.
Featuring works by Leonard Bernstein, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Keren Ann, Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields, Carole King, Georges Moustaki and Jackie Bornstein herself, this charming performance is not to be missed.
Jackie Bornstein – voice
Yael Zamir – flute
James Sherlock – guitar
Mark Fitzgibbon – piano
Philip Rex – bass
Part of series: Jazz at the Centre, Season Two: Evolve