Melanie O'Reilly & Trio

Melanie O'Reilly & Trio

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 8.00pm

Le Jazz est revenue”: A celebration of French songs in jazz and film

Join Melanie O’Reilly and her trio for this very special night celebrating French songs & songwriters in jazz and film, internationally known and loved. Songs composed and recorded by French legends such as Michel Le Grand, Charles Aznavour, and Jacques Brel, interwoven with other renowned performers such as Henri Salvador, Maurane, Claude Nougaro.

Melanie sings les chansons with a jazz flavour bringing new life to songs such as “Les Moulins de mon Coeur/The Windmills of your Mind” from the iconic movie “The Thomas Crown Affair”; “I will wait for you/Je ne pourrai jamais vivre sans toi” from Les Parapluies de Cherbourg, Ne Me Quitte Pas, Le Jazz et la Java and more. As Charles Aznavour sings: Le Jazz est revenue!

With: Dave Mooney - bass, Michael Behan - guitar, Leopoldo Osio - piano

In affiliation with Wexford Normandy Cultural Association

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Published by WexfordArtsCentre on 28 August 2023

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