Emma Pask “Ac-cent-tchu-ates the Positive” at the Devonport Jazz Festival
July 26, 2024
8:00 pm
The Town Hall Theatre

Emma Pask, renowned for her captivating voice and dynamic stage presence, has been a prominent figure in the jazz scene both in Australia and internationally. At Devonport Jazz, Emma will present an intimate musical portrait of a genius whose work is a pillar of the Great American Songbook – Harold Arlen.

Over the Rainbow, Get Happy, Let’s Fall in Love, I’ve Got the World on a String, and Stormy Weather, are just a few of Harold Arlen’s well loved compositions. Arguably one of the worlds greatest composers, Arlen believed his music was ‘from a place outside himself’. He had experienced great joy along with heavy tragedy, yet throughout his life, these masterful songs kept coming. … That Old Black Magic, Blues in the Night, Come Rain or Come Shine…

Emma Pask’s effortlessly honest stage presence, combined with her powerful vocal ability, will leave you spellbound and inspired as she leads you through her collection of Harold Arlen’s timeless compositions.

When: Friday 26 July, 8 – 10pm
Where: Town Hall Theatre, paranaple arts centre, 145 Rooke Street, Devonport
Cost: $40 per person
Festival Pass holders – free entry
Booking: paranaple Arts Centre (03) 6420 2900