Redland Performing Arts Centre

Great Ladies of Jazz - LIVE SHOW

Musical Melodies Concert Series presented by Redland Performing Arts Centre

Simone Waddell brings the unforgettable hits of the finest female jazz vocalists to life on stage.

Simone Waddell is one of Australia's leading contemporary jazz artists, showcasing her world-class talent as a singer. Her unique blend of contemporary jazz and soulful melodies has left an indelible mark on audiences around the world. Throughout her illustrious career, Simone has captivated hearts and minds, inspiring countless individuals with her remarkable storytelling through the medium of music.

As one of Australia's most seasoned jazz performers, Simone presents her latest show, featuring an exquisite repertoire of iconic songs made famous by some of the greatest female jazz vocalists in history. The setlist pays homage to legends including Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, Etta James, Norah Jones, Diana Krall, and more.

Simone's international-grade vocal prowess ensures an evening of pure entertainment, including unforgettable renditions of classics such as Ella Fitzgerald's How High The Moon, Billie Holiday's God Bless The Child, Nina Simone's Feeling Good, Sarah Vaughan's Lover Man, Dinah Washington's You Don't Know What Love Is, Norah Jones's Don't Know Why, Diana Krall's Fly Me To The Moon, Etta James's You've Changed, Carmen McRae's My Funny Valentine, Nancy Wilson's Save Your Love For Me, Dianne Reeves's Dreams, Aretha Franklin's Nobody Like You, and a myriad of other timeless favourites.

Event and ticketing details


Date and time

Wednesday 18 September 2024 - 11am

Duration:     90mins, no interval

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