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Jackie Bornstein Quartet – Fitzgibbon, Hanlon and Fischer

When:

Sat 13 Jan 2018, 8:00pm–10:00pm

Where: Lido Cinemas, 675 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, Victoria

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $25.00
  • Concession: $20.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: Jackie Bornstein

Following her June Melbourne International Jazz Festival sellout show, Jackie returns to Lido Jazz Room with her rich vocals and top band. Singing sensitive interpretations of jazz classics, Jackie also shares her love of languages singing in French, Portuguese and English.

Jackie will perform an infectious repertoire featuring a mixture of ballads, bossa nova and swing tunes by influential composers including George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jimmy Van Heusen and more. Joined by the world-class pianist Mark Fitzgibbon, the ever versatile Ben Hanlon on bass and drummer extraordinaire Danny Fischer.

Jackie Bornstein (voice):
Jackie Bornstein is one of Melbourne’s most captivating singers and has become a fixture on the Melbourne Jazz scene with performances at Bennetts Lane Jazz Club, Paris Cat Jazz Club, Bird's Basement, Uptown Jazz Cafe, Lido Jazz Room and more. Known for her rich tones and ability to get to the heart of a tune, Jackie’s 2017 Melbourne International Jazz Festival debut was a sellout.

Jackie is also set to debut in 2018 at the Melbourne Recital Centre and Kew Courthouse. Trained classically as a child, Jackie went on to study jazz at the Victorian College of the Arts and completed a UK Masters scholarship on the role of music in resolving conflict. She has developed her own style utilizing varied vocal timbres and enjoys exploring a broad repertoire that sees her singing in French, Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Mark Fitzgibbon (piano):
One of Australia's greatest jazz pianists, Mark is back playing Melbourne after being based in Shanghai for several years. A renowned bebop master and brilliant accompanist he is a past winner of the Wangaratta jazz prize. He has performed throughout the country with many leading jazz artists such as Bernie McGann, Dale Barlow and Grace Knight and has also accompanied American jazz stars Scott Hamilton, Lee Konitz, John Stubblefield and Mark Murphy on their Australian tours.

Ben Hanlon (bass):
Versatile bassist Ben Hanlon performs with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra as well as gigging around Melbourne’s jazz venues with esteemed artists including Hue Blanes, James Sherlock and Olivia and Joe Chindamo. Ben has travelled across America, Europe and Asia for study and touring, and performed a solo on David Hirschfelder’s score for 2016 film The Dressmaker.

Danny Fischer (drums):
Drummer extraordinaire Danny Fischer, continues to be one of the most in-demand jazz drummers in Melbourne after returning from New York. Danny has worked with a long list of top Australian and international musicians including Barney McAll, Gary Bartz, James Williams, George Colligan and Paul Bollenbeck.

While in New York he performed with Kurt Rosenwinkel, Barney McAll and at Radio City Music Hall alongside Patty LaBelle, Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight and Diana Ross.