Jazz is served with a twist in Bishop Street

Talented local woman Anne Tracey will be performing during the City of Derry Jazz & Big Band Festival.
Talented local woman Anne Tracey will be performing during the City of Derry Jazz & Big Band Festival.

Anne Tracey and Friends will serve up ‘Jazz with a Twist’ next Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at 7.30pm at Holywell on Bishop Street.

Anne will sing a dozen or more songs backed by a band that comprises Frank Cassidy (keys), Brendan Brady (bass), Dougal Mc Partland (rhythm and lead guitar) Curtis Cunningham ( drums) and will be joined by Ryan Quinn on keyboard

She will also duet with Ian Cooke on a Bob Seger song and with Paul Lambert on a few light jazz standards.

Ian also duets with his daughter Chelsea Cooke and Chelsea will also perform an Adele/Bob Dylan number.

Meanwhile, Callum Feeney (16) will take the stage on piano and singing, while Rosie Mc Cann sings Etta James and Ella Fitzgerald.

Also joining Anne are Ursula Mc Hugh, Deirdre Doherty, Roy Arbuckle, Tau Tree Serpents, Moneymore poet Maura Johnstone and Ruth Mc Philips. Linda Morgan, Brenda Holden, Gavin Corey, John Tracey, Brendan Brady, Amanda Koser Gillespie, Richard Laird and Eamonn Baker, will also make an appearance

Eamonn Deane, retired director of the Holywell Trust will introduce the show, Dr Ray Beattie is on the door, and Catherine Cooke, Monica Barr and Rose White are in charge of front of house.

Anne is delighted with the support of Holywell DiverseCity Community Partnership and particularly grateful to David, Donna, Erin and Una.