20 May 2014

Freda Payne: Motown Legend

From Upbeat, 12:40 pm on 20 May 2014

American Motown legend and Jazz singer making her New Zealand debut at the Queen's Birthday celebrations at Expressions in Upper Hutt. She'll be joined by the Rodger Fox Big Band and pianist Bill Cunliff and will perform shows in Napier and Palmerston North as well. Freda Payne had a number of huge Motown hits in the late 60's and early 70's including Band of Gold and Bring the Boys Home but Jazz was always her first love, and she's finally returned to it in her later years.