Along with her regular Duo, Trio and Quartet gigs, Jackie also performs in the projects detailed below…
Jackie presents an all French, Spanish and Portuguese program taking her audience on a journey through the jazz manouche of Paris, the nuevo canción of Chile and the bossa nova of Brazil. Featuring a mixture of swing, bossa and poetry driven songs by influential composers from across the globe. Performed at: Paris Cat Jazz Club, Bird’s Basement, Open Studio.
Next show: PARIS CAT JAZZ CLUB, March 10th 2022. Details here!
Women in Jazz
With Flora Carbo, James Sherlock, Helen Svoboda, Daniel Farrugia
With her newist project “Women in Jazz”, Jackie shares the music and stories of female composers who have created some of the most moving songs in the jazz repertoire (Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Bernice Petkere, Dorothy Fields, Jackie Bornstein and more). Jackie will expand this project in 2021 by collaborating with emerging female musicians and including their compositions. Performed at: Melbourne Recital Centre and Kew Court House
Jackie Bornstein brings her emotive vocals to express the power of jazz as a force for justice, creativity, and unity. Featuring stories and songs by artists including Louis Armstrong, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Melba Liston and Vince Jones, demonstrating the range of social justice issues addressed by Jazz artists from the 1930’s to the modern day. Performed at: Bennetts Lane Jazz Club, The Boîte, Bird’s Basement, Uptown Jazz Cafe, The JazzLab.
A celebration of jazz guitar and voice duos. Having a passion for guitar and voice duos since childhood, Jackie is pleased to be sharing the stage with three of Melbourne’s finest guitarists. The program highlights Jackie’s use of varied timbres and versality along with the distinctive sounds of Albuquerque, Sherlock and Slater. Performed at: Kew Court House, Melbourne Recital Centre, Paris Cat Jazz Club, the Jazzlab.
Debuts: Kew Court House February 17th 20
Paying homage to the great Lady Day, Jackie Bornstein will perform a selection of her personal favourites from Billie Holiday’s iconic recordings. Featuring classic Holiday signature songs, Holiday’s own compositions and tunes of the great jazz composers. Performed at: Paris Cat Jazz Club, The Fyrefly, Caravan Music Club and Bird’s Basement, the Boite.
Next show: PARIS CAT JAZZ CLUB, January 13th 2022. Details here!
Jackie shares the music and stories of some of her favourite Jewish composers and lyricists. From the Yemenite tones of Ofra Haza’s Love Song (Song of Songs) to the show tunes of Irving Berlin and Jackie’s own originals, the repertoire follows Jackie’s journey through musical genres including Yiddish theatre song, pop, jazz, bossa nova and chanson.
Next show: MELBOURNE RECITAL CENTRE, April 8th 2022. Details here!