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Saturday 30 November 7.00pm
The inimitable Chris McNulty is regarded as one of the most talented and innovative jazz vocalists currently performing in Australia. Since returning from the USA in late 2015 she has been wowing audiences with her unique style, mesmerising interpretations and compositions. Her immense technical ability coupled with her effortless synergy with the musicians with whom she shares the stage has created unforgettable experiences for audiences the world over.
Having honed her craft for 30 years in New York, arguably the home of jazz, Chris brings a wealth of experience to the stage, and is truly a performer not to be missed. Returning to Perth as the recipient of the Bundanon Trust, Prelude composer-in-residence award, Chris McNulty is joined by the brilliant trio of Tom O’Halloran, Pete Jeavons and Daniel Susnjar. This promises to be a night of hard swinging music, interspersed with high energy improvisations and mesmerising ballads. Get your tickets now as this is an event not to be missed.
“McNulty, a veteran performer on the international jazz scene has many gifts as a performer and a direct channel to the emotional core of a lyric….She bares her soul, and one doesn’t dare look away.”
— 4 1/2 stars Allen Morrison, DownBeat (USA)
“Exquisite….McNulty applies poignant jazz chops to the vocal, while accomplishing the impossible, the expression of her story through song….making listeners rethink the meaning of why we love jazz.”
— 5 Stars Blaine Fallis, All About Jazz (USA)
“Exquisitely delivered…with consummate feeling and jazz sensibility. McNulty’s uniquely emotive vocal interpretation…achieves a transcendent quality.”
— 4 1/2 stars. John McBeath, The Australian, Weekend Review
“A musical triumph”
– George Kanzler, Hot House Magazine NYC
“McNulty’s singing is so simply fine that it’s not easy to characterize….almost like a storyteller, gently and languidly caressing the words for maximum emotional impact, for her and the listener.”
– Mark Keresman – Jazz Ed Magazine (USA)