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Jackie Bornstein: Jazz and Social Justice

1300 225 299

2 Jul 2017, 2 Jul 2017

Jackie Bornstein is one of Melbourne's most captivating jazz singers. Known for her rich and emotive vocals, Jackie has developed a particular talent for storytelling through song and brings her rich vocals to express the power of jazz as a force for justice.

From early on jazz was inclusive of all races and served as a tool to confront social injustices. Jackie has selected songs by artists including Louis Armstrong, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Leonard Cohen and Vince Jones, demonstrating the range of social justice issues addressed by jazz artists from the 1930’s to the modern day.

Jackie has developed her own style, imparting a range of emotions through her use of varied vocal timbre. She has become a regular fixture in the Melbourne jazz scene performing with a range of Melbourne’s finest jazz musicians.

Jackie Bornstein - voice
Angela Davis - sax
Craig Fermanis - guitar
Philip Rex - double bass
Hugh Harvey - drums

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