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Julia Titus Presents Ma Bessie And Her Blues Troupe at The Concorde

Vanessa Skeet uploaded this event on January 15, 2019

Where

The Concorde
Stoneham Lane
Eastleigh
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+44 23 8061 3989

When

Wed, January 30, 2019
20:15

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Bessie Smith (Julia Titus) and her blues troupe (drummer Sam Kelly with Paul Jobson on keyboards, Tony Qunta on guitar and Richard Sadler on upright bass, Clare Hirst on sax/clarinet and Kevin Davy on trumpet) perform to a narrated show, featuring music from the era and showcasing many (approximately 22) of Bessie's songs. The production chronicles her life from a one-room shack in Blue Goose Hollow, through to becoming the highest-paid black entertainer of that time, to the tragic accident on Route 61 in September 1937 which resulted in her untimely death aged 43 years.
The run of shows started on 22nd September 2017 and has gained momentum throughout 2018...

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