Nicknamed the ‘Empress of the Blues’, Bessie Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and was a major influence on other jazz singers.
Ma Bessie (Julia Titus) and her Blues Troupe perform to a narrated show, featuring music from the era and showcasing many of Bessie's songs. The show chronicles her life from a one-room shack in Blue Goose Hollow, to becoming the highest-paid black entertainer of that time, to the tragic accident on Route 61 in September 1937 that ended her life aged 43 years.
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Saturday 27 April 2019 7:30pm Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
John Williams’ music from the entire Star Wars saga, with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and presenter Marc Silk - better known as Aks Moe from The Phantom Menace – to present John Williams’ music from the entire Star Wars saga, from The