Kitty Whitelaw Sings Blossom Dearie on the Lunchtime Session
The much admired Scottish jazz vocalist Kitty Whitelaw celebrates the acclaimed American jazz singer, pianist and composer Blossom Dearie together with pianist James Buckham, double bassist Chris Hyde-Harrison and drummer Eric Ford. New York born Dearie became a hugely successful international singer, pianist and composer famous for her unique voice, Bebop stylings and lyrical story telling. For this special concert Kitty will be paying tribute and re-interpreting Blossom's songs sung in French and English over her entire career including such classic tunes as "Deed I Do", "They Say It's Spring", "I'm Hip" "Manhattan", "Peel Me A Grape", "Plus Je T'embrasse and "Surrey With The Fringe On Top". Kitty Whitelaw has performed in Paris, Berlin and Singapore as well as appearing in major venues around the UK.
"The charismatic Alloa-born singer has a theatrical streak that makes her performances just a tad other- worldly ....." London Jazz Review