The Untold Story of Women in Jazz
Thursday 7th September
World renowned, Award winning, Multi-Gold and Platinum recording artist, Alexia Vassiliou, pays tribute to some of the greatest female voices of Jazz - Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Doris Day, Anita O’Day, Betty Carter, Abbey Lincoln and many others, through their more obscure songs, shedding light on who they were, and how they felt about the World around them. Their Authenticity is their story.
Alexia is accompanied by a 10-piece International orchestra made up of some of the most highly acclaimed Jazz musicians from Europe, under the direction of world renowned Jazz pianist, orchestrator/arranger, Antoni Donchev from Sofia, Bulgaria. The band comprises of members from the Bulgarian National Radio Big Band, as well as a selection of talented musicians who are versatile both, in Jazz and classical music, with their sound influenced by the Blues, the Gospel and Improvisation.