Melbourne's Julia Messenger earns rave reviews around the world for her exquisite vocal technique and ability to get to the heart of a song. The versatile singer-songwriter with an intense voice and stage presence has a busy career in Australian and Europe, and more recently New York, recording and performing everything from jazz and soul to electronica.
Julia Messenger returns to Bennetts Lane with her fabulous quintet to perform some of the great classics alongside Julia's own songs.
" . . . through the full spectrum, from fragile candied sweetness to a scorching soul-diva holler" - The Scotsman
"...the genre of Jazz is something that Julia Messenger masters superbly." - Rheinland Post
"...Messenger's gift is her versatility, the warmth and passion that she brings to each song, and ability to convey the emotions... it takes a brilliant singer like Messenger to make you hear (the songs)as if for the first time." - Stage Whispers
tonight features Andrea Keller - Piano, Gianni Marinucci - Trumpet, Philipe Castermane - Drums, Tamara Murphy - Bass