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Claire Louise

Music

Overview

  • Vintage style solo vocalist
  • Huge repertoire of vintage jazz from acts such as Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee and Doris Day
  • Performs as solo with backing tracks
  • Authentic vintage look and can go out as a wartime tribute or perform at Gatsby style parties

Location

Claire Louise is based in Teesside and usually performs across the North of England but has performed in Scotland, Wales and Southern England so anywhere is a possibility!

Standard Set Times

  • 1 x 60 min set
  • 2 x 45 minute sets
  • 3 x 30 mins sets
  • 2 x 60 minute sets
  • Full day, up to 3 x 45 minute sets at any point during the day
  • For weddings, Claire Louise can also do ceremony singing and first dance.

About this Act

Claire Louise is a singer specialising in vintage themed events and has an excellent reputation for delivering an outstanding vocal performance and having extensive knowledge of the eras that she covers. Sets can include authentic 1920s and 1930s jazz, blues and swing, modern pop songs with a vintage jazz twist which are very popular, 1940s wartime tribute or a broad mix of vintage genres from 1910s through to the 1960s.

1920s/30s Gatsby style party sets are available for those of you wanting to take your party back to the Roaring Twenties... from jazz and swing music of the era to modern pop done with a Charleston or Ragtime twist to give your guests the familiarity and upbeat sound of modern pop while feeling like they are at a prohibition era party in full swing!

For clients wanting a wartime feel to their party/event, Claire can perform up to 2*45 min sets of 1940s style music from The Andrews Sisters, Vera Lynn, and music hall and swing favourites of the era.

For events that want to cater to all tastes, Claire Louise also offers mixed music party sets for later in the evening with pop and soul from 1960s, 70s, 80s to now such as Adele and Amy Winehouse.

From the 1920s/1930s she covers Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Judy Garland, Betty Hutton and more and her wartime tribute repertoire takes in the likes of Vera Lynn, The Andrews Sisters, Peggy Lee, and Doris Day

General jazz and swing sets spanning the eras include the above plus Etta James, Nina Simone, Peggy Lee, Dinah Washington, Natalie Cole, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Postmodern Jukebox covers of modern pop songs with a vintage twist which will leave audience members wondering why a song from yesteryear sounds so familiar.... until the chorus when they recognise it and sing along!

Set List

Sample of vintage style jazz:
Night and Day - Ella Fitzgerald
Get Happy - Judy Garland
Fancy - modern pop given a 1920s twist by Postmodern Jukebox
I'm a Woman - Peggy Lee
Orange Coloured Sky - Natalie Cole
Cheek to Cheek - Ella Fitzgerald
As Time Goes By - Natalie Cole
Perhaps - Doris Day
Come Fly With Me - Frank Sinatra

Sample of mixed music:
These Boots Are Made For Walking - Nancy Sinatra
Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles
Mercy - Duffy
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Bad Romance - Lady Gaga but in the style of the Caro Emerald cover (big band)
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Picking up the Pieces - Paloma Faith
The Lady is a Tramp - Ella Fitzgerald
Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend - Marilyn Monroe
Big Spender - Shirley Bassey
I Love Rock n Roll - Joan Jett
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Love Machine - Girls Aloud
Lipstick On Your Collar - Connie Francis
9 til 5 - Dolly Parton
Mack The Knife - Frank Sinatra
Puttin' On The Ritz - Frank Sinatra
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Never Forget You - The Noisettes
Black Velvet - Alannah Myles
Downtown - Petula Clark
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen


Lineup

  • Solo singer with tracks
  • Wartime 1940s tribute
  • Gatsby Party

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