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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 including Billie Holiday (above), Ella Fitzgerald and Bing Crosby. She will also talk about the famous ‘big bands’ of the era led by Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton and Count Basie.

The series of four shows will run each Thursday from May 28th to June 18th. For more information and to reserve your place, visit the Wexford Arts Centre.

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