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John Reilly & The Smooth Operators - The Definitive Burt Bacharach Songbook

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Britain’s finest song writers and session musicians present a sophisticated master class in melody, honouring BURT BACHARACH, writer of one of America’s greatest songbooks for artistes such as Dionne Warwick, Cilla Black, Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, Gene Pitney, The Carpenters and so many more. Atlantic recording artist John Reilly (voice of Boy on a Dolphin, Acoustic Angels, fronts this concert with his spiritual and soulful vocals and with hand-picked world class session players who usually back artists such as Paul Carrack and Take That. Female vocals are elegantly performed by Miss Rachel Raynor and the Musical director overseeing this dazzling non-stop parade of classic songs is Canadian pianist and composer Lewis Nitikman.
‘Anyone Who Had A Heart’ – ‘Walk On By’ – ‘Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head’ – ‘Close To You’ – ‘24 Hours From Tulsa’ -  ‘Do You Know The Way To San Jose?’ – ‘Alfie’ – ‘I Say A Little Prayer’ – ‘That’s What Friends Are For’……………. Hit after glorious hit !!
Abbeydale Picture House Sheffield Friday 6th September Doors 7.30pm. Tickets £20 from Elaine 07918 556552 online via www.artmusicltd.com or sivtickets or from Sheffield City Hall.

This is a clip from the concert at Liverpool's Epstein Theatre, in July - 'Anyone Who Had a Heart'

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