Jill Barber looks like a song siren from the 40s but she’s not. She’s a chanteuese and she’s coming to Lismore.
Jill Barber looks like a song siren from the 40s but she’s not. She’s a chanteuese and she’s coming to Lismore.

Fine cuts from Barber

Jill Barber is from Toronto (the one in Canada) but tours the world constantly with her retro 40s-style music. She is a chanteuse. Her latest album, Chances, is chockers with fully orchestrated tunes that she wrote or co-wrote. They sound like old classics with lush arrangements and a smoky delivery - and they may well become modern classics.

Jill Barber with Robbie Grunwald on keys and Les Cooper (who played and did the arrangements on her album) on bass will play the Lismore City Bowling Club next Thursday, October 22, from 8pm.

This will be a special gig, for sure.

Entry is $15/10.

Freebie: The Echo has a copy of Chances to give away to some lucky reader. To go in the draw to win phone 6622 2888 between 10.30 and 10.45am next Monday, October 19, and tell us on what lake Toronto is sited.


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