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Brief Encounters with Addison Jazz

  • St Paul's Church, Covent Garden Bedford Street London, WC2E 9ED United Kingdom (map)

The Addison Jazz Choir, Ensemble and Trio return to the Brandenburg Choral Festival of London with Brief Encounters, a programme will include great tunes by Burt Bacharach, Irving Berlin, Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart and Fats Waller amongst others. Join us for some toe-tapping jazz at St Paul’s, Covent Garden.


Got to get you into my life | Lennon and McCartney. vocal arrangement by Kirby Shaw
A house is not a home | Burt Bacharach and Hal David, vocal arrangement by Mac Huff
Blip blip | Duke Ellington and Sid Kuller, vocal arrangement and additional lyrics by Darmon Meader
Break my heart | David Lasley and Julie Lasley, vocal arrangement by Jill Jarman
Love me or leave me | Donaldson and Kahn, vocal arrangement by Jill Jarman
Cry me a river | Arthur Hamilton, vocal arrangement by Jill Jarman
Big Noise from Winnetka | Bob Crosby, Bob Haggart, Gil Rodin and Ray Bauduc, vocal arrangement by Jill Jarman

Feeling Good | Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse
One for my baby | Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer, vocal arrangement by Paris Rutherford
This joint is jumpin' | Fats Waller, Andy Razaf, J.C. Johnson, vocal arrangement by Jill Jarman
Blue moon | Rodgers and Hart, vocal arrangement by Johnny Priano
Caravan | Ellington, Mills, Tizol. vocal arrangement by Paris Rutherford
Every time we say goodbye | Cole Porter, vocal arrangement by Jill Jarman
Minnie the moocher | Cab Calloway, vocal arrangement by Jill Jarman
It don’t mean a thing | Duke Ellington, Irving Mills. vocal arrangement by Jill Jarman


Addison Jazz Choir
Addison Jazz Trio
Addison Jazz Ensemble
Jill Jarman & Matthew Hough
— Conductors

Tickets £23 (premium) £18 (unreserved) £5 (children) — book online now!

Our premium tickets include a reserved seat (this differs per venue according to acoustic, but is usually 3–5 rows from the front, near the centre aisle), a programme, and a voucher for a drink which can be redeemed either before the concert or during the interval.

Earlier Event: March 22
A Festival of Female Voices
Later Event: March 24
Give a Gig for Youth Music