Duke Of George presents
Jazz Queens Featuring Renee Taylor & Ali Bodycoat
A series of three performances presenting WA’s fabulous jazz divas
Doors 6pm, Band at 7:30pm
Duke of George presents
Featuring Renee Taylor & Ali Bodycoat
Come and enjoy this series of three concerts curated by Bridgette Allen. Presenting WA’s fabulous jazz divas acclaimed and resplendent in their poise, virtuosity, and musical truth. These Women of Jazz, have helped forge, the sound of Australia’s jazz scene today.
The last of the series features Renee Taylor & Ali Bodycoat.
This special performance features the Duke’s very own Artistic Director and Owner, Renee Taylor. Renee is WAPPA trained and has led a colourful career across many stages, selling out her last three performances at the duke with Body & Soul: The Music and Moods of Billie Holiday and Amy Winehouse.
Ali Bodycoat has a vocal performance history that is deeply rooted in the West Australian jazz and music scene and has performed regularly at the Perth International Jazz Festival since inception, Perth Festival, Fringe Festival, with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Perth Symphony Orchestra, and other festivals throughout the State. Ali features in all prominent live venues in Western Australia and works with the top echelon of jazz musicians in Perth, creating a plethora of gigs that highlight her deepest adoration for all genres of music, with a dedication to support live music performance in Western Australia and beyond.
Accompanied by Perth’s finest musicians, The Mike Nelson Quartet;
Musical Director, Mike Nelson on piano and keys
Alister Peel on bass
Ben Vanderwal on drums
Paul Millard on Saxes and Flute