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Following audience feedback, The Apex’s Songbook Sundays have a new home for 2017 - this popular series of Sunday jazz events will now take place in the regal setting of The Athenaeum’s ballroom! Songbook Sundays will continue to feature the Chris Ingham Trio, alongside special guest singers from the world of jazz.


Click here to see the brunch buffet menu. VIP Tickets for Songbook Sundays are £19.50 (and include a reserved table & unlimited choice from the brunch buffet menu). Standard Tickets are £10 in advance / £12 on the door (if available) - and don't include brunch or a reserved table, though both are available on the day (subject to availability).

Songbook Sundays run from 11.30am-1.30pm - see below for details...

 

     

Sunday 19 February
Tammy Weis: The Music of Julie London

"She’s the real deal…" - Time Out
"Isn’t she great! Now there’s a vocalist" - Michael Buble

Born in Canada and London-based, Tammy is an established songwriter and was nominated as Best Jazz Vocalist in 2010. For February's Songbook Sunday, she applies her celebrated intimate singing to the songs associated with "the girl with the come hither voice", Julie London. 

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Sunday 19 March
Jessica Radcliffe: The Harold Arlen Songbook

"Real depth of emotion…" - The Hoste of Jazz

A saxophone alumnus of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, Jessica graduated from Trinity with a First in 2014 and has since established herself in London as an in-demand jazz singer at venues such as Ronnie Scott’s and St James Studio.

For March's Songbook Sunday, she interprets the sophisticated, bluesy songs of one of the great American composers, Harold Arlen.

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Sunday 16 April
Joan Viskant: The Songs of Peggy Lee

"Viskant caresses a lyric like a reunited lover" - Richard Niles, BBC Radio 2

With fans ranging from Michael Parkinson to William Shatner, Joan has released CDs featured as Album of the Week on BBC Radio 2 and Jazz FM.

Recently seen with Pete Long’s Rhythm Kitchen specialising in 1940s and 1950s swing, for April's Songbook Sunday she visits the Peggy Lee Songbook.

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Sunday 21 May
Joanna Eden: Embraceable Ella

"The UK's answer to Norah Jones and Diana Krall" - Time Out

In Ella Fitzgerald's centenary year, acclaimed chanteuse Joanna Eden and the Chris Ingham Trio present a musical entertainment of anecdote, insight and classic songs associated with the legendary First Lady of Song.

Compositions by Gershwin, Rodgers, Porter, Alren, Ellington, Van Heusen, and other writers of the Golden Age.

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Sunday 18 June
Jo Harrop: The Music of Anita O'Day

"A singing sensation... Jo's voice is amazing" - Bebop spoken here

Rich-toned, London-based chanteuse Jo Harrop, who's voice is described as having 'all the emotional warmth and sensibility to melt the chilliest of hearts' (Blues & Soul) salutes Anita O'Day, the coolest of jazz singers in the 1940s and 50s, and the star of the movie 'Jazz on a Summer's Day'.

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