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Queer Jazz

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If you like jazz, you probably like queer jazz. You may not know it, but there is a long and illustrious list of queer jazz singers, composers and lyricists. From the out and proud Bessie Smith to the closeted Lorenz Hart, some of the most well known jazz and blues standards have been touched by the fabulous flourish of queerness.

Jessie Gordon and Adrian Galante take you on a gay romp through the devastating wit of Cole Porter to the earthy and explicit stylings of Lucille Bogan and Ma Rainey. From the heartbreaking beauty of Hart’s 'Where or When' to Billy Strayhorn’s celebratory 'Take the A Train', from Billie Holiday to Carmen McCrae, from Alberta Hunter to Josephine Baker, there’s something for everyone in this exploration of all that is jazz, gay, lesbian, bi and ultimately queer.

Content Triggers and Warnings:
Age Suitability: 18+ (Recommended) Occasional Coarse Language, Sexual References

Web and Social Links:
http://www.jessiegordon.com.au/
https://www.facebook.com/Jessiegordonmusician/ https://www.instagram.com/jessiegordonmusician/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoD53PHM2Ihvv7vI1gwy95w https://www.facebook.com/events/639172806572446/

For more information:
https://fringeworld.com.au/whats_on/queer-jazz-fw2020 http://bit.ly/2XnnsKI

When?

8.30pm Monday, February 03 – 8.30pm Saturday, February 08

Where?

The Ellington Jazz Club
191 Beaufort Street
Northbridge , Western Australia

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