Esplanade Presents

Music

Amanda Lee Swingtet - Celebrating Duke Ellington

(Singapore, Taiwan)

30 Jul 2024, Tue, 7.15pm & 8.15pm

30mins

(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Concourse

Free
Synopsis

As a tribute to the great composer, pianist and bandleader 'Duke' Ellington on his 125th birthday, the Amanda Lee Swingtet will present selections from his vast songbook. Alongside classic tunes like Caravan, the trio will also perform Ellington’s lesser-known works like Pitter Patter Panther and Single Petal Of A Rose, as they seek to shed light on the various facets of his life and his music.

Advisory:

No tickets will be issued. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Language: English
Things to Note:
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Artist Information

Amanda Lee

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Amanda Lee, a Singaporean jazz pianist, dancer and educator, is known for her specialty in early jazz and swing. Trained in Kansas City, Amanda has performed around the world including London, Edinburgh, Sweden, Bali and Taiwan, amongst others.

 

Leading her band, the Amanda Lee Swingtet, she fervently spreads the joy of jazz, performing both locally and internationally. Recently, the band was featured at the 1st International Jazz Festival Nha Trang 2024.

 

Amanda also is a member of the Traveling Janes, an international all-female early jazz band. Embracing a holistic approach to jazz, she imparts her knowledge through teaching and also engages in various jazz dances with Jazz Inc.

 

In this performance, Amanda will be joined by Raf Soundwalker from Singapore on drums and Amy Lu from Taiwan on double bass.

Raf Soundwalker

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Amy Lu

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Date & Time

30 Jul 2024, Tue

7.15pm

Esplanade Concourse

8.15pm

Esplanade Concourse
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