Echoes of the Jazz Age

Concert or Performance

6 Feb 2020

The 1920s, or the Jazz Age, was one of the most thrilling decades in modern history.

Nowhere is this era better described than in Echoes of the Jazz Age, F Scott Fitzgerald’s famous essay on the Roaring Twenties, nor more wondrously evoked than in John Bell and Simon Tedeschi’s performance of the same title, in words and music.

Centered around Fitzgerald’s essay, with sizzling quotes from Mae West, Groucho Marx, and Dorothy Parker, and poetry by T.S Eliot, the performance features the irresistible piano music of Scott Joplin, Louis Armstrong and James P Johnson, and songs by George Gershwin, Ray Henderson and Fats Waller.

Revered actor and director John Bell and renowned pianist Simon Tedeschi are two of Australia’s best-loved artists and in this, their third remarkable collaboration, and a special guest Blazey Best, they unite to present a magical, entertaining show to take audiences back to all the brilliance and bedazzlement of the Jazz Age.

Facilities

Bar Carpark Disabled access available Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

Rates

From AU$55.00

Booking fees apply: Internet AUD6.95 / Phone AUD8.50

Event Times

6 Feb 2020

Once Only Event

Venue

City Recital Hall

2 Angel Place, Sydney, 2000

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