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Gala: Frank meets Peggy – and the Count Basie Orchestra sound

June 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Frank meets Peggy celebrates the songs of The Great American Songbook, seen through the eyes of three iconic artists from the era – Frank Sinatra and Miss Peggy Lee, accompanied by the sound of the Count Basie Orchestra.

A show set in the grand era of a style of music that has never lost its lustre, woven together by a moving narrative, original musical arrangements, imagery and snapshots of the day.

Frank Sinatra defined the Great American songbook with songs like “Come Fly With Me”, That’s Life”, “I’ve Got You Under My Skin”, “Mack the Knife”, “I’ve Got the World on a String”, “You Make Me Feel So Young”, “My Way”, “The Lady is a Tramp” and “New York New York”.

You will hear all your favourite Sinatra tunes – brought to life through the outstanding talents of Mr. Eugene Wolfin.

Add to the mix, songs of the incomparable Miss Peggy Lee such as “Fever”, “Love Me Or Leave Me”, “Black Coffee”, “Is That All There Is”, “Manana” and “I Don’t Know Enough About You” – performed with love and affection by Ms Erna Ferry.

Accompanying these world-class vocalists is the sound of the Count Basie Orchestra, performed by New Zealand’s own Rodger Fox Big Band.



June 5
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Globe Theatre
Main Street
Palmerston North,
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