Maggie Britton - Live in Sydney

 22 May
 616 Harris Street - 2007 - Ultimo - Australia
 Sharon Burgess
ONE NIGHT ONLY!!! This is a show not to be missed!! Maggie is a top 10 recording artist, singer, songwriter and music producer. She has coached and mentored successful artists, has been involved in numerous events, received awards for her acheivements and has an impressive back catalogue. To book go to BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL. Show from 8.30pm Singer Maggie (Joddrell) Britton is an international recording artist who performed regularly on Brian Henderson’s Bandstand and has performed with The Bee Gees, Robin Gibb, Peter Sellers, Kenny Rogers, Glen Campbell, Mama’s and Papa’s, The Temptations and The Three Degrees. Among the highlights of Maggie Britton's many international appearances is a Royal Command Performance at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London before members of the Royal family. Recently Maggie and her band of exceptional friends have appeared at the B Flat Jazz Club and the Intercontinental Ballroom, Tokyo, as well as across the country at all the best jazz clubs and venues. This is her debut for Foundry616. The quartet features Galapagos Duck musicians Willie Qua (drums/saxophone/flute). Wil Sargison (keyboard) and MD ( bassist/vocalist) Col Atkinson: Col Atkinson, Bass player and vocalist, Col brings that subtle depth with his Bass playing and his Latin Jazz Standard vocals makes any band complete. Col has backed the likes of Norman Wisdom, the Karl Devner Trio, Bert Weeden, Arthur Worsley and Lynne Perry. Locally, he has backed Kamal, Kerry Anne Kennerly, Tanya Kernigan, and has perfomed with Australian musicaians such as Ed Wilson and Willy Qua Willy Qua, both a past and present member of Australia’s very own Galapagos Duck, is arguably one of the best saxophonists Australia has ever produced. He is best known as the co-founder of the iconic Australian Band, The Galapagos Duck. Will Sargisson, is also a present member of Galapagos Duck. He has performed at many jazz festivals, including the “Piano Night” concert at Tipitina’s in New Orleans, where he alone received a standing ovation ‘Maggie Britton and Band of Friends’ present new arrangements of music from the ‘Great American Song Book’ as well as Latin Jazz. The group’s recent single ‘Lazy Latin Life’ is receiving both national and international airplay. This track and other original jazz tunes written by Maggie and arranged by Col Atkinson compliment Jazz standards including This Masquerade, Cry Me A River, Straighten Up and Fly Right, Hit That Jive Jack, The Man I Love, Blue Skies and the Billie Holiday classic God Bless The Child.

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