Clare Teal and her Hollywood Orchestra led by Guy Barker. The Ella Fitzgerald Legacy
29 June 2017 | 8pm
Venue: Festival in the Field Marquee
Accompanied by her 17 piece Hollywood Orchestra, and conducted by world class trumpeter, composer and arranger Guy Barker, award winning singer and BBC Radio 2 presenter, Clare Teal presents ‘The Ella Fitzgerald Legacy’.
2017 marks the original first lady of song’s centenary and Clare explores the many facets of Ella Fitzgerald as well as Nina Simone, Nancy Wilson and Peggy Lee and the timeless classics penned by the legendary musical storytellers of the last 100 years, and celebrates giants of the Great American and British Songbooks through to the work of more contemporary writers crafting the standards of today plus Clare’s own original compositions.
The eclectic song list, with music from Cole Porter, Billy Strayhorn, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Tim Rice to Sting, includes ‘Mack The Knife’, ‘Let’s Do It Let’s Fall In Love’, ‘Manhattan’, ‘Sans Souci’, ‘Secret Love’, ‘Feeling Good’, ‘Lush Life’, ‘It Might As Well Be Spring’, ‘Wild Is The Wind’ and ‘Paradisi Carousel’.
As the UK’s Queen of Swing, Clare Teal’s concerts are renowned across the country for their energetic exuberance and ‘The Ella Fitzgerald Legacy’ promises an evening of inspired music and unbridled entertainment, performed by the very best.