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Jazz on a Summer’s Evening – A Tribute to Anita O’Day

Jazz on a Summer’s Evening – A Tribute to Anita O’Day Published 8 August 2021 Melanie O’Reilly celebrates the legendary jazz singer Anita O’Day, capturing the essence of an unconventional musical genius. In this jazz theatre piece,  Melanie narrates and sings the story of O’Day, who wanted to be a jazz singer and refused to let anything stop her.  […]

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Singers of the Swing Era

Singers of the Swing Era Published 22 May 2020 Supported by the Wexford Arts Centre, Melanie’s Jazz Appreciation series will begin this month via Zoom. The first programme, ‘Singers of the Swing Era’, will bring to life the American jazz scene of the 1930s and 40s. Melanie will explore the stories and voices of legends […]