The Art Of Song Festival continues at London's Leicester Square Theatre. Upcoming concerts include: April 15 Norma Winstone
, Tina May
, David McAlmont
, Kenny Wheeler
; April 16 Cleo Laine
and, in a second concert, Yots K's The Songs Of John Barry; April 18 Stacey Kent
; April 19 Fran Landesman
. Details on 0844 873 3433.
NORMA WINSTONE, TINA MAY, DAVID MCALMONT & KENNY WHEELER
perform THE SONGS OF DUNCAN LAMONT
15th April at 7.30pm, tickets from £20
To celebrate Duncan Lamont's 80th birthday, three of the UK's finest jazz singers will perform his songs accompanied by Duncan himself on saxophone, with special guests Kenny Wheeler (flugelhorn), Brian Dee (piano) and Chris Laurence (bass).
CLEO LAINE SHAKESPEARE AND ALL THAT JAZZ
16 April at 7.30pm, tickets from £30
A rare opportunity to see the legendary Dame Cleo Lane appear in an intimate theatre setting, performing songs from her classic 1964 album featuring the bard's verses set in jazz settings by her late husband, composer Sir John Dankworth.
THE SONGS OF JOHN BARRY
16 April at 10.00pm, tickets from £12
The renowned film composer, John Barry, died in January this year. Famous for the classic music he wrote for James Bond films, he has also left a legacy of fine songs. Expect to hear these and many more in a night celebrating an extraordinary talent. Singer Yots K will host the night with her dynamic stage persona and inimitable dusky tones.
STACEY KENT in Concert
18th April at 7.30pm, tickets from £18
For one night only, see this best-selling member of the Blue Note roster of recording artists, now boasts six best-selling albums, a string of awards, including the British Jazz Award, The BBC Jazz Award for 'Best Vocalist,' and Album of the Year, as well as a fan base that enables her to sell-out concert halls around the world.