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Buck And Billie at Turner Sims


Turner Sims
Highfield Campus, University of Southampton
+44 (0)2380595151


Fri, October 19, 2018

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The Buck Clayton Legacy Band
Alyn Shipton: band leader, bass
Ian Smith: trumpet
Adrian Fry: trombone
Alan Barnes, Matthias Seuffert: reeds
Martin Litton: piano
Bobby Worth: drums

Julia Biel: vocals

In January 1937, one of the great musical partnerships began in the New York recording studios, when Billie Holiday teamed up with trumpeter Buck Clayton and members of Teddy Wilson’s band. For much of the next twenty-two years, Buck and Billie continued to play and record together. In this special presentation, the Buck Clayton Legacy Band (led by bassist and broadcaster Alyn Shipton, presenter of Jazz Record Requests on BBC Radio 3) is joined by vocalist and brilliant Billie Holiday interpreter Julia Biel, to explore that musical treasure trove...

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Jo Roberts uploaded this event on June 11, 2018

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