2014 Events » The Jazz Gala
Expressions Arts & Entertainment Centre presents
THE JAZZ GALA
Friday 30 May | 8pm
USA vocalist Freda Payne and pianist Bill Cunliffe in concert with The Rodger Fox Wellington Jazz Orchestra.
The festival's signature Jazz Gala proudly features legendary American jazz singer Freda Payne and jazz pianist, composer and Grammy Award-winning arranger Bill Cunliffe, in concert with The Rodger Fox Wellington Jazz Orchestra. Well known for her million selling, 1970 hit single, "Band of Gold" Payne has shared the stage with legends such as Sammy Davis Jr. and Quincy ]ones whilst Cunliffe has worked with the likes of Frank Sinatra and James Moody among others. Together with a swinging big band they will present a night of sultry jazz and smooth soul.
Genesis Energy Theatre
Tickets: $45 Adult | $40 Friends of Expressions/Jazz Club/Piano Club | $20 Student
$160 Festival Pass