The Chiswick Calendar Jazz Nights
Helen Theophanous sings the songs of Burt Bacharach
8.00pm – 10.30pm, Wednesday 6 June
London Auctions, 30-34 Chiswick High Road, W4 1TE
Noted jazz vocalist Helen Theophanous and the Geoff Castle Trio present the music of the great composer and arranger Burt Bacharach.
Bacharach, now 90, was acclaimed as music’s “Greatest Living Composer” in 2008 by The Recording Academy and he continues to compose and to tour worldwide. He has written so many songs made famous by artists from Perry Como to the Stranglers – the Drifters, Dionne Warwick, Dusty Springfield, Tom Jones, Cilla Black, Aretha Franklin, Isaac Hayes, the Carpenters. Alison Moyet, Cher … his music spans sixty years and the phenomenal number of hits plays like the backing track to our lives.
For this unique show, Helen and the band will be presenting many of the most loved Bacharach compositions with some very special jazz arrangements. The concert will include much loved numbers such as the controversial “Wives and Lovers” together with “A House Is Not A Home” and “Alfie” among many others.
£16 in advance / Chiswick Calendar club card holders / £20 on the door
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