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Wax On - Billie Holiday at The Vintage Room | The Workmans Club


The Vintage Room | The Workmans Club
10 Wellington Quay


Wed, September 26, 2018

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The revolutionary records and iconic artists that shaped jazz.


Wednesday 26th September 7-9pm

WAX ON is both a listening party, placing the needle in the groove of a collection of favourite jazz albums, as well as an intimate space for story-telling and reflections.

The September #WAXON event will focus on the life and music of jazz vocalist BILLIE HOLIDAY!

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan) grew up in jazz talent-rich Baltimore in the 1920s, but made her true singing debut in obscure Harlem nightclubs as a teenager, borrowing her professional name – Billie Holiday – from screen star Billie Dove. Although she never underwent any technical training and never even so much as learned how to read music, Holiday quickly became an active participant in what was then one of the most vibrant jazz scenes in the country....

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Improvised Music Company uploaded this event on July 27, 2018

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