"David McAlmont is one of British pop's most precious hidden treasures. His voice is a sublime and miraculous thing."The Independent
Inspired by the legendary 1956 concert at which Billie Holiday’s music was accompanied by extracts from her autobiography Lady Sings The Blues, David McAlmont gives his unique interpretations of the Lady Day catalogue.
The show includes many of Holiday’s best-known songs, ranging from the optimism of her 1930s work through her 1940s Torch songs to her self-penned classics Don’t Explain and Lady Sings The Blues – and many more. Alex Webb leads an accompanying band featuring Sue Richardson (trumpet), Katy Jungmann (tenor, clarinet), Flo Moore (bass) and Sophie Alloway (drums).