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Jackie with Guitar and Bass (Fermanis & Rex)
Sat. 21 January 2017, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm AEDT
Listen to the richly toned vocals of Jackie as she performs with the gifted jazz guitarist Craig Fermanis and the prodigious Philip Rex on double bass. Jackie and guitarists Craig will start the afternoon as a duo. Next Jackie will be joined by Philip Rex on bass. The last set will bring all three together as a trio. Jackie will perform songs from the cool jazz of the 1950s, jazz manouche of Paris, the bossa of Brazil and will throw in a touch of funk. Tickets available online or at the door (+ $1.44 booking fee for online tickets).
Jackie Bornstein (voice)
Having performed venues in Australia and the UK over the past 15 years, Jackie is a regular in the Melbourne jazz scene. Known for her rich and emotive vocals, Jackie brings a powerful energy to each performance. She has developed a particular talent for storytelling through song and for using varied vocal timbres.
Craig Fermanis (guitar)
Craig has shared the stage with a diverse range of artists including Ricki Lee Jones, James Morrison, Paul Grabowsky, Kate Cebrano, Christine Anu and The Melbourne Symphony. Craig was a finalist in both the Wangaratta National Jazz Awards and the James Morrison Jazz Scholarship and has studied with Jim Hall and John Abercrombie in New York.
Philip Rex (bass)
One of the most virtuosic and sought-after double bassists in the country, Philip has worked with many of the greatest musicians in Australia and overseas including Paul Grabowsky, Doug DeVries, Vince Jones, Johnny Griffin, Eddie Henderson, Joe Williams and Cindy Blackman.