Sat 23 November, 2019
Australia’s greatest soul voice Doug Parkinson presents the ultimate tribute to Joe Cocker in a night of soul and rock classics.event and ticket info
In this brand new show, favourite Australian entertainer Tom Burlinson will perform some of the most memorable songs from composers and lyricists of the 20th century, accompanied by one of the best big band orchestras in the business. In Swingin’ The Great Standards Tom has selected material from Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Harold Arlen, Cole Porter and other fine songwriters, all delivered with his trademark charm, humour and insight.
With music that evokes passionate memories, Tom will perform much-loved songs such as Stormy Weather and Something’s Gotta Give and classics from Broadway, Tin Pan Alley and the silver screen like As Time Goes By and Cheek to Cheek. Other songs include The Way You Look Tonight, Love is Here to Stay, The Song is You, Night and Day, and Where or When, and other songs recorded by greats such as Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald, as well as modern stars like Diana Krall and Michael Bublé. This night of fabulous showmanship and suave sophistication will be a fascinating musical journey with a premium orchestra combining big band and strings.